ALBERTA PARK - CO00762-3171
Incident ID CO00762-3171
Dam Name ALBERTA PARK
Downstream Hazard Potential H
State CO
Incident Date 07/18/2017
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Manmade Action
Incident Mechanism 1 Other
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description While drilling in the embankment with hollow stem augers an apparent connection was made with a pervious seam and elevated pressures associated with the drilling process caused a surge of muddy seepage and an increase in volume of seepage from a know exit point.
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident Yes
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Number of People Evacuated
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Economic Damages (in $)
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response Drill was stopped, the hole was grouted and the situation returned to "normal". Reservoir was lowered and an emergency seepage collection system and stability butress were constructed.
Additional Remarks or Updates developed a plan to install a filter and butress
Incident Time
Incident Duration 2 days
Incident Report Produced Yes
Information Sources CO DWR
Owner Type S
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) FR
EAP Y
Year Completed 1953
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 32 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 812 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 39 acres
River Name PASS CREEK-TR
Latitude 37.4703
Longitude -106.766
Regulatory Agency(ies) DWR
NID Number CO00762
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