If the state of Washington were to assume responsibility, by law, for inspecting and approving the operation of nonfederal dams, it would then follow that the State could, in a given case, be held liable ". . . for the failure of the dam which had been inspected and approved."
AGLO 1978 NO. 5 > Feb 28 1978
TORT LIABILITY ‑- POTENTIAL STATE LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH PROPOSED DAM SAFETY INSPECTION PROGRAM