BLENHEIM - GILBOA UPPER - NY00691-1289
Incident ID NY00691-1289
Dam Name BLENHEIM - GILBOA UPPER
Downstream Hazard Potential H
State NY
Incident Date 08/28/2011
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 High Reservoir Level
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Record high water behind dam. Hurricane Irene.
Named Hydrologic Event Irene
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident Yes
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Owner Type S
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) HR
EAP Y
Year Completed 1974
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 170 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 18500 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 355 acres
River Name SCHOHARIE CREEK
Latitude 42.4451
Longitude -74.4384
Regulatory Agency(ies) NYS DEC
NID Number NY00691
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