POTHOLE RESERVOIR - ID00358-3102
Incident ID ID00358-3102
Dam Name POTHOLE RESERVOIR
Downstream Hazard Potential L
State ID
Incident Date 02/07/2017
Incident Type Failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Overtopping
Incident Mechanism 2 Erosion
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Likely cause was overtopping due to rapid melting of as much as 16-18 inches of snow on or about the reported failure date.
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident No
Fatalities (Number) 0
Number of People Evacuated Unknown
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated Unknown
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded Unknown
Other Infrastructure Impacts Other
Economic Damages (in $) Unknown
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response
Additional Remarks or Updates D/S resident reported damage to agricultural land and outbuildings.
Incident Time
Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced Yes
Information Sources IDWR
Owner Type S
Dam Type PG
Primary Purpose(s) P
EAP NR
Year Completed 1941
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 28 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 600 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 600 acres
River Name POT HOLE CREEK
Latitude 42.7083
Longitude -115.477
Regulatory Agency(ies)
NID Number ID00358
Attachments Y
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