LAKE VAN NORDEN - CA00362-3254
Incident ID CA00362-3254
Dam Name LAKE VAN NORDEN
Downstream Hazard Potential H
State CA
Incident Date 04/30/2019
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Deterioration Or Poor Condition
Incident Mechanism 1 Spillway Chute Failure
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Large hole at the downstream right end of the spillway invert during high spring spill flows.
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident Yes
Fatalities (Number) 0
Number of People Evacuated 0
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated 0
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded 0
Other Infrastructure Impacts None
Economic Damages (in $) None
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response Immediate response by dam owner, Division of Safety of Dams, and first responders.
Additional Remarks or Updates
Incident Time
Incident Duration 1 week
Incident Report Produced Yes
Information Sources CA DSOD
Owner Type P
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) HS
EAP N
Year Completed 1916
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 30 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 300 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 135 acres
River Name SOUTH YUBA RIVER
Latitude 39.322
Longitude -120.377
Regulatory Agency(ies) DWR, SAFETY OF DAMS
NID Number CA00362
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