OTTER LAKE DAM - KY00858-3276
Incident ID KY00858-3276
Dam Name OTTER LAKE DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential H
State KY
Incident Date 03/01/2018
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Structural Stability
Incident Mechanism 1 Slope Stability
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Dam experienced a slide on the downstream slope due to steep slopes and saturated conditions.
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) R
EAP Y
Year Completed 1959
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 28 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 695 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 26 acres
River Name OTTER CREEK
Latitude 37.4066
Longitude -87.518
Regulatory Agency(ies) KY DIVISION OF WATER
NID Number KY00858
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