CRESCENT LAKE DAM - FL00058-2650
Incident ID FL00058-2650
Dam Name CRESCENT LAKE DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential L
State FL
Incident Date 04/29/2014
Incident Type Failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Overtopping
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description 20” or more of rain causing the Dam to overtop. An area approximately 200’ long on the west end of the Dam was totally breached causing most of the water to drain from the lake.
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident
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Additional Remarks or Updates The breached Dam deposited sediment and debris into the adjacent wetlands to the south of the Dam. The water overtopped Michigan Avenue to the south of the Dam.
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Incident Report Produced
Information Sources FL DEP
Owner Type P
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) RS
EAP N
Year Completed 1960
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 16 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 396 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 0 acres
River Name BAYOU MARCUS
Latitude 30.46
Longitude -87.27
Regulatory Agency(ies)
NID Number FL00058
Attachments Y
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