BLENHEIM - GILBOA LOWER - NY00692-1288
Incident ID NY00692-1288
Dam Name BLENHEIM - GILBOA LOWER
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 levels. Hurricane Irene.
Named Hydrologic Event Irene
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident Yes
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Owner Type S
Dam Type RECNPG
Primary Purpose(s) HR
EAP Y
Year Completed 1974
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 165 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 16330 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 430 acres
River Name SCHOHARIE CREEK
Latitude 42.4538
Longitude -74.4555
Regulatory Agency(ies) NYS DEC
NID Number NY00692
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