SLAUGHTERS LAKE DAM - KY00141-3273
Incident ID KY00141-3273
Dam Name SLAUGHTERS LAKE DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential S
State KY
Incident Date 02/25/2018
Incident Type Failure
Incident Driver Deterioration Or Poor Condition
Incident Mechanism 1 Erosion
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Dam breached around principal spillway pipe due to poor condition of structure and excessive erosion.
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident
Fatalities (Number) 0
Number of People Evacuated 0
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated 0
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded 0
Other Infrastructure Impacts
Economic Damages (in $)
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response
Additional Remarks or Updates
Incident Time
Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced Yes
Information Sources KY DNR
Owner Type P
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) O
EAP NR
Year Completed 1890
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 18 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 260 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 13 acres
River Name DEER CREEK
Latitude 37.4785
Longitude -87.4925
Regulatory Agency(ies) KY DIVISION OF WATER
NID Number KY00141
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