Alpine Dam Safety

City officials say there seems to be some confusion with the current status of the Alpine Dam.

They say the Alpine Dam is not in danger of breaking. The City is monitoring to endure it does not crest.

Citizens are being asked to cooperate with Police and Fire personnel on the scene.


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  • by bobby Location: k on May 27, 2008 at 11:12 AM
    yeah so the news just said that the dam is in danger of breaking today
  • by Carrie Location: Rockford SE side on Aug 8, 2007 at 09:45 AM
    What do we do now? Will the dame break if we get more rain tonight? I dont want to wake up in more puddles. Just some simple answers would help.
  • by John on Aug 7, 2007 at 03:29 PM
    It's all Bush's fault...first the bridge and now this! ;-)
  • by charles Location: rockford/way east on Aug 7, 2007 at 02:36 PM
    This is absolutely rediculous. I cant believe the city can put in that side walk down east state st. that cost who knows how much, and it took them 3 months to do! THey find it such rocket science that they cant fix this flood problem for these poor people. What the hell is wrong with this city!
  • by Steve Johnson Location: Rockford,IL on Aug 7, 2007 at 02:21 PM
    The dam needs to be fixed quick before this happens again. Also if you walk along Keith Creek you can see alot of trees and junk in the water, the city should take care of that. I hope they do.
  • by IRMA Location: ROCKFORD on Aug 7, 2007 at 11:30 AM
    I KNOW THAT WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER THE RAIN. BUT THE CITY PAYS GOOD MONEY TO CITY WORKERS. WHY DO HARDWORKING PEOPLE GOT TO PAY. FOR SOMETHING THAT CITY AT FAULT. THEY NEED TO DONE THERE JOB, OR LET THEM GO. HIRE PEOPLE THAT WANT TO WORK AND NOT SITTING AROUND DOING NOTHING AND GETTING CITY MONEY FOR SETTING AROUND IN TRUCKS OR PARKS DOING NOTHING BUT SLEEPING OR TALKING ON THERE CELL FOR FREE, ON OUR TAXS MONEY. I HOPE THESE FAMILY'S DON'T HAVE TO WAIT FOR EVER AGAIN.
  • by Teresa on Aug 7, 2007 at 09:30 AM
    If it's not in danger of breaking, why did the police go to my daughter's place of business and tell them they needed to evacuate? There must be some type of concern otherwise this would not have happened.
  • by Sandee Location: 4239 Maray Drive on Aug 7, 2007 at 09:21 AM
    The police advised us to evacuate our business at 9:45 am because of the threat from the dam. Everyone has left. I live on Guilford road in the 3700 block.
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