TSF Failures 1915 - 2017

Download "Tailings Dam Failures 1915 - 2017" Microsoft EXCEL Spreadsheet (updated 16Aug17)

(The information on tailings dam failures was compiled by David Chambers of CSP2, and Lindsay Newland Bowker of Bowker Associates.  Corrections and additions to the data in the file are welcome - with documentation, please. 

Also see the paper "Risk-Public Liability-Economics of Tailings Storage Facility Failures" Bowker & Chambers, July 2015, on the Technical Reports page of this website.  The table of tailings dam failures 1910-2009 is Appendix I of this paper.