LAKE ELMDALE DAM - AR00290-3101
Incident ID AR00290-3101
Dam Name LAKE ELMDALE DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential H
State AR
Incident Date 04/28/2017
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Insufficient Spillway Capacity
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Heavy prolong rain surpassed the spillway capacity
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident No
Fatalities (Number)
Number of People Evacuated Unknown
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated Unknown
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded Unknown
Other Infrastructure Impacts Roads
Economic Damages (in $) Unknown
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response
Additional Remarks or Updates The earth spillway was washed out and deposited downstream across a road and onto private property.
Incident Time
Incident Duration 2 days
Incident Report Produced Yes
Information Sources
Owner Type S
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP N
Year Completed 1952
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 46 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 2050 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 125 acres
River Name BUSH CREEK
Latitude 36.1983
Longitude -94.2183
Regulatory Agency(ies) ANRC
NID Number AR00290
Attachments Y
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