Report on the Immediate Causes of the Failure of the Fundão Dam
The Fundão Tailings Dam failed on November 5, 2015 in a liquefaction flowslide that initiated at the dam’s left abutment. This Investigation was performed to determine its cause.
Fundão Tailings Dam Review Panel. 2016. Report on the Immediate Causes of the Failure of the Fundão Dam. Available at: [Link]. Accessed December 23, 2018.
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