Report on the Immediate Causes of the Failure of the Fundão Dam
August 25, 2016
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 Available at: [Link Outdated]. Accessed December 23, 2018.
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