FOWLER FINCH POND DAM - NY01046-960
Incident ID NY01046-960
Dam Name FOWLER FINCH POND DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential L
State NY
Incident Date 03/10/2011
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Seepage/internal Erosion
Incident Mechanism 1 Piping
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Dam was breached because it was in the process of failing due to internal erosion - High water (rainfall event) - well within spillway capacity
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident No
Fatalities (Number)
Number of People Evacuated 0
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded 0
Other Infrastructure Impacts None
Economic Damages (in $)
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response
Additional Remarks or Updates
Incident Time
Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced
Information Sources
Owner Type P
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP N
Year Completed 1958
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 16 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 200 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 21 acres
River Name TR-CARRS CREEK
Latitude 42.3106
Longitude -75.2375
Regulatory Agency(ies) NYS DEC
NID Number NY01046
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