MARTINS CREEK (PA-467) - PA00054-3224
Incident ID PA00054-3224
Dam Name MARTINS CREEK (PA-467)
Downstream Hazard Potential H
State PA
Incident Date 09/08/2011
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Overtopping
Incident Mechanism 2 Erosion
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description OVERTOPPING IN TROPICAL STORM DAMAGED RIGHT SIDE OF SPILLWAY, TOP OF DAM, AND DOWNSTREAM SLOPE.
Named Hydrologic Event TS Lee
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident Yes
Fatalities (Number) 0
Number of People Evacuated 83
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded
Other Infrastructure Impacts
Economic Damages (in $)
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response RIGHT SIDE OF SPILLWAY REPAIRED WITH CONCRETE WALL AND SPLASH PAD AS PER 2013 INSPECTION.
Additional Remarks or Updates DAM OVERTOPPED BY 4 TO 6 INCHES. EROSION GULLY ON DOWNSTREAM SLOPE WAS 6 FT WIDE AND 4 FT DEEP.
Incident Time
Incident Duration 1 DAY
Incident Report Produced
Information Sources PA Dam Safety
Owner Type L
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) C
EAP Y
Year Completed 1967
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 52 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 180 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 1 acres
River Name TR MARTINS CREEK
Latitude 41.7647
Longitude -75.7467
Regulatory Agency(ies) PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
NID Number PA00054
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