TWENTY-THREE MILE DAM - NV00110-3099
Incident ID NV00110-3099
Dam Name TWENTY-THREE MILE DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential L
State NV
Incident Date 02/08/2017
Incident Type Failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Overtopping
Incident Mechanism 2 Reservoir Overfilling
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description rain on snow event that cause widespread flooding of a 680 square mile watershed. Flood overwhelmed the reservoir and spillway. Reservoir was also iced over prior to flood event.
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident No
Fatalities (Number) 0
Number of People Evacuated Unknown
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated Unknown
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded Unknown
Other Infrastructure Impacts Roads, Railroads
Economic Damages (in $) Unknown
Volume released at failure (ac-ft) 8700 ac-ft
Response
Additional Remarks or Updates currently under litigation
Incident Time
Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced Yes
Information Sources
Owner Type P
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) CIP
EAP NR
Year Completed 0
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 47 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 8700 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 100 acres
River Name THOUSAND SPRINGS CREEK
Latitude 41.53
Longitude -114.363
Regulatory Agency(ies) NEVADA DWR
NID Number NV00110
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