SYKESTON DAM - ND00009-3319
Incident ID ND00009-3319
Dam Name SYKESTON DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential S
State ND
Incident Date 09/21/2019
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 High Reservoir Level
Incident Mechanism 2 Erosion
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Area received 7-9 inches of rain, resulting in very high reservoir levels. Water flowed around the sides of the concrete chute spillway, resulting in some erosion behind one chute wall.
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident No
Fatalities (Number)
Number of People Evacuated 0
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated 0
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded 0
Other Infrastructure Impacts Roads
Economic Damages (in $)
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response
Additional Remarks or Updates High flows through the dam's spillway washed out unpaved road below the dam.
Incident Time
Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced No
Information Sources
Owner Type L
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) S
EAP Y
Year Completed 1908
Year Modified 1936
Dam Height 27 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 3790 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 105 acres
River Name PIPESTEM CREEK
Latitude 47.4845
Longitude -99.3967
Regulatory Agency(ies) NDSWC
NID Number ND00009
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