ROCKY GORGE DAM - MD00020-2660
Incident ID MD00020-2660
Dam Name ROCKY GORGE DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential H
State MD
Incident Date 04/30/2014
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 High Reservoir Level
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Large rain event during construction with exposed vulnerabilit
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident Yes
Fatalities (Number) 0
Number of People Evacuated 400
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded
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Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced
Information Sources MD Dam Safety
Owner Type L
Dam Type CBCN
Primary Purpose(s) SR
EAP Y
Year Completed 1953
Year Modified 2014
Dam Height 134 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 22000 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 773 acres
River Name PATUXENT RIVER
Latitude 39.1167
Longitude -76.8751
Regulatory Agency(ies) MD Dam Safety
NID Number MD00020
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