HIGH ISLAND CREEK - MN00819-2649
Incident ID MN00819-2649
Dam Name HIGH ISLAND CREEK
Downstream Hazard Potential L
State MN
Incident Date 06/29/2014
Incident Type Failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Overtopping
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Large rainfall washed out right earthen embankment. Earthen abutment lower than design.
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident No
Fatalities (Number) 0
Number of People Evacuated 0
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated 0
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded 0
Other Infrastructure Impacts None
Economic Damages (in $) None
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response
Additional Remarks or Updates Run-of-river dam. Dam was removed later.
Incident Time
Incident Duration <12 hours
Incident Report Produced No
Information Sources Citizen; DNR Fisheries staff; MN DNR Dam Safety files.
Owner Type S
Dam Type PG
Primary Purpose(s) CO
EAP NR
Year Completed 1958
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 9 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 50 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 0 acres
River Name HIGH ISLAND CREEK
Latitude 44.5756
Longitude -93.9924
Regulatory Agency(ies) MNDNR WATERS
NID Number MN00819
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