POTAKE LAKE DAM - NY00970-1308
Incident ID NY00970-1308
Dam Name POTAKE LAKE DAM
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 EAP activated because of high water levels. Damage to downstream culverts but not dam. Hurricane Irene
Named Hydrologic Event Irene
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident Yes
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Owner Type U
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) RS
EAP Y
Year Completed 1800
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 22 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 1149 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 93 acres
River Name TR-RAMAPO RIVER
Latitude 41.1417
Longitude -74.2111
Regulatory Agency(ies) NYS DEC
NID Number NY00970
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