UPPER SHAKER LAKE DAM - OH00353-3269
Incident ID OH00353-3269
Dam Name UPPER SHAKER LAKE DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential H
State OH
Incident Date 04/18/2018
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Seepage/internal Erosion
Incident Mechanism 1 Piping
Incident Mechanism 2 Spillway Pipe Failure
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Sinkhole next to the spillway found during periodic inspection.
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 ODSP staff directed the dam owner to lower the water level. Started by pumping and then was able to remove a portion of the spillway riser. Dam currently under design.
Additional Remarks or Updates
Incident Time
Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced No
Information Sources
Owner Type L
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP Y
Year Completed 1852
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 30 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 155 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 11 acres
River Name DOAN BROOK
Latitude 41.4831
Longitude -81.5606
Regulatory Agency(ies) DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
NID Number OH00353
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