Reports of Public Safety Incidents in the News: 2023


Reports of Public Safety Incidents in the News: 2023

The ASDSO Public Safety Around Dams Committee tracks U.S. dam incidents reported in the news. This is not a comprehensive list of all incidents in the United States in a given year, and the entries are created (or excluded) using the best information available to us at the time. If you see an error or would like to provide additional information, please contact Katelyn Riley at [email protected].


Total Incidents: 1

Deaths: 0
Medical Attention Required: 1
Missing / Condition Unknown: 0

 
In order of most recent:

TennesseeTeen Critical After Drowning At Springfield Greenway Dam. Smokey Barn News.
Quote: "According to Robertson County EMS Director Brent Dyer, the teen slipped, fell in, and got caught under the waterfall. The 16 year old went in to help her, but after about 2 to 3 minutes the 17-year-old lost consciousness. The 16-year-old held onto her friend until bystanders walking a dog came to her aid. The bystanders used the dog’s leash to help get the 16 yr old out."
Medical Attention Required: 1