HOOSAC SCHOOL DAM - NY01360-3165
Incident ID NY01360-3165
Dam Name HOOSAC SCHOOL DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential S
State NY
Incident Date 07/01/2017
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Overtopping
Incident Mechanism 2 Erosion
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Short, Intense rainfall event caused overtopping of dam and erosion of downstream slope
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident No
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Incident Duration 1 week
Incident Report Produced No
Information Sources NY DEC
Owner Type P
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP Y
Year Completed 1950
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 25 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 103 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 10 acres
River Name PINE VALLEY BROOK
Latitude 42.8557
Longitude -73.3452
Regulatory Agency(ies) NYS DEC
NID Number NY01360
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