BELMEAR LAKE - CO02059-3168
Incident ID CO02059-3168
Dam Name BELMEAR LAKE
Downstream Hazard Potential S
State CO
Incident Date 05/01/2017
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Deterioration Or Poor Condition
Incident Mechanism 1 Piping
Incident Mechanism 2 Sinkhole
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description 5-foot diamter sinkhole over outlet works. Owner responded and used a siphon to drain the reservoir before it progressed to failure
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident No
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Response
Additional Remarks or Updates Reservoir was given zero storage restriction. The outlet works were rehabilitated and reservoir has returned to full storage February 2019.
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Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced No
Information Sources CO DWR
Owner Type P
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) IP
EAP Y
Year Completed 1912
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 30 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 647 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 30 acres
River Name DISAPPOINTMENT CREEK-TR
Latitude 37.8136
Longitude -108.353
Regulatory Agency(ies) DWR
NID Number CO02059
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