BIG BONE LICK STATE PARK DAM - KY00307-3275
Incident ID KY00307-3275
Dam Name BIG BONE LICK STATE PARK DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential L
State KY
Incident Date 06/17/2018
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Seepage/internal Erosion
Incident Mechanism 1 Piping
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Dam experienced a piping incident on the downstream slope with large sinkhole formation. Drawdown only partially functional. Suspect failed low level conduit.
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
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Economic Damages (in $)
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
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Additional Remarks or Updates
Incident Time
Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced Yes
Information Sources KY DNR
Owner Type S
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP Y
Year Completed 1971
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 70 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 218 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 9 acres
River Name BIG BONE CREEK
Latitude 38.8845
Longitude -84.7429
Regulatory Agency(ies) KY DIVISION OF WATER
NID Number KY00307
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