MIDDLE GREENWICH DAM - NY01070-1326
Incident ID NY01070-1326
Dam Name MIDDLE GREENWICH DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential S
State NY
Incident Date 08/28/2011
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Spillway Chute Failure
Incident Mechanism 2 High Reservoir Level
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description EAP has been activated due to high flows. There is water flowing though some cracks on the dam. Region 5 (RG) inspected dam on 8/30 and observed concrete wall has shifted. Hurricane Irene
Named Hydrologic Event Irene
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident Yes
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Owner Type P
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Primary Purpose(s) H
EAP N
Year Completed 1902
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 10 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 80 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 9 acres
River Name BATTEN KILL
Latitude 43.0864
Longitude -73.4956
Regulatory Agency(ies) NYS DEC
NID Number NY01070
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