Dam break simulation with HEC-RAS: Chepete proposed dam

Dam failures are catastrophic events in which a dam overflows out of control causing massive fatalities and economic losses. 
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Although nobody wants a dam failure, dam failure and dam breaks occur. Cannata & Marzochi note that between the years 2000 and 2009 more than 200 notable dam failures happened worldwide. Moreover, in the last years we had several dam failure events in different countries such as: