BURTON LAKE DAM - OH01611-3266
Incident ID OH01611-3266
Dam Name BURTON LAKE DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential S
State OH
Incident Date 06/28/2018
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Seepage/internal Erosion
Incident Mechanism 1 Piping
Incident Mechanism 2 Spillway Chute Failure
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Cloudy discharge from under spillway reported by downstream neighbor.
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 made site visits to assist owner with construction of weighted filter berm at the outlet and excavation of partial breach though the emergency spillway since there was no lake drain to lower the water level. A Chief's Order issued to breach the dam. The dam owner fully breached the dam by the end of the year.
Additional Remarks or Updates
Incident Time
Incident Duration 6 months
Incident Report Produced No
Information Sources OH DNR
Owner Type L
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP Y
Year Completed 1952
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 9 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 447 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 18 acres
River Name TRIBUTARY TO BRIDGE CREEK
Latitude 41.4303
Longitude -81.1861
Regulatory Agency(ies) DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
NID Number OH01611
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