POPOLOPEN LAKE DAM - NY00768-1305
Incident ID NY00768-1305
Dam Name POPOLOPEN LAKE DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential S
State NY
Incident Date 08/28/2011
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Overtopping
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Overtopped at abutments but is still structurally sound. Hurricane Irene
Named Hydrologic Event Irene
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident Yes
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Owner Type F
Dam Type RECNMS
Primary Purpose(s) TSR
EAP Y
Year Completed 0
Year Modified 1948
Dam Height 32 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 1030 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 0 acres
River Name POPOLOPEN CREEK
Latitude 41.3553
Longitude -74.0525
Regulatory Agency(ies) NYS DEC
NID Number NY00768
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