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Heavy Sunday rain proves flood control system is working well

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Heavy Sunday rain proves flood control system is working well

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HARTINGTON — The new flood control dam in the southwest portion of Hartington that was completed in 2014 was put to its first real test Sunday.

Three-and-one-half inches of rain fell within an eight-hour period in Hartington.

The high hazard dam is built for a 500-year rain that amounts to eightinches of rain in a 24-hour period, but it can withstand even higher amounts of rain to prevent the dam from collapsing under water pressure.

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