SWIFT RUN LAKE DAM - OH00515-3264
Incident ID OH00515-3264
Dam Name SWIFT RUN LAKE DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential H
State OH
Incident Date 01/12/2018
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Seepage/internal Erosion
Incident Mechanism 1 Piping
Incident Mechanism 2 Vegetation
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Concentrated seepage on downstream slope
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident Yes
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 The Ohio Dam Safety Program (ODSP) was contacted by the dam owner. They started monitoring the seepage and opened the lake drain.
Additional Remarks or Updates Seepage was in the same area as the incident noted in 2017. Dam owner put in a small slurry wall to cut off the seepage.
Incident Time
Incident Duration 3 days
Incident Report Produced No
Information Sources OH DNR
Owner Type L
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) S
EAP Y
Year Completed 1876
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 39 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 629 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 38 acres
River Name SWIFT RUN
Latitude 40.1764
Longitude -84.2633
Regulatory Agency(ies) DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
NID Number OH00515
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