Official says Ameren staff shouldn’t have removed probes from Taum Sauk reservoir after collapse

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 | 2:00 p.m. CDT; updated 10:49 a.m. CST, Wednesday, February 18, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY — Utility employees who removed safety gauges at the Taum Sauk reservoir immediately after it collapsed essentially tampered with key evidence, a state dam safety official testified.