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By Cindy Glasson
Reporter Photographer 

Have a family plan for Boysen Dam failure


One of the most devastating but least likely to happen disasters in Hot Springs County would be the catastrophic failure of Boysen Dam.

Completed in 1952, the 220-foot tall earthen-filled dam was built for flood control and irrigation along with a 7,500 kilowatt hydroelectric power generation pla...

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