Author Topic: Washington mudslide: Reports warned of hillside's 'catastrophic failure'  (Read 209 times)

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I'm amazed that the County granted building permits for some of those houses considering not only the reports dating back to the fifties, but a long history of slides in and around that area.  As I understand it so far, it was a matter of time and the accumulation of sufficient water to make this one come down.  From what I have been reading the geology was well understood.



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