JORDAN POND DAM - NY13562-3163
Incident ID NY13562-3163
Dam Name JORDAN POND DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential S
State NY
Incident Date 01/01/2019
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Seepage/internal Erosion
Incident Mechanism 1 Excessive/increased Seepage
Incident Mechanism 2 Piping
Incident Mechanism 3 Settlement
Incident Description Increased seepage at the toe and a depression at the crest were observed.
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident No
Fatalities (Number) 0
Number of People Evacuated 0
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated 0
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded 0
Other Infrastructure Impacts
Economic Damages (in $)
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response Water levels at the dam as well as a downstream dam were lowered, and the seepage stopped.
Additional Remarks or Updates The piping appears to have been related to an abanonded pipe in the dam. Report expected from owner's consultant.
Incident Time
Incident Duration 4 weeks
Incident Report Produced
Information Sources NY DEC
Owner Type P
Dam Type CNRE
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP Y
Year Completed 1986
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 10 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 37 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 11 acres
River Name CLOVE CREEK
Latitude 41.4511
Longitude -73.8672
Regulatory Agency(ies) NYS DEC
NID Number NY13562
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