INDIAN RUN - PA00713-3259
Incident ID PA00713-3259
Dam Name INDIAN RUN
Downstream Hazard Potential H
State PA
Incident Date 08/23/2018
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Seepage/internal Erosion
Incident Mechanism 1 Slope Stability
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Slope failure occurred on the downstream face near the center of the dam. Area of failure was roughly 25 feet wide by 25 feet long and about 6 feet in depth.
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 None
Economic Damages (in $) None
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response Owners lowered the reservior and maintained it at a lower level until the slope was remediated.
Additional Remarks or Updates
Incident Time
Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced No
Information Sources PA DEP
Owner Type L
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) S
EAP Y
Year Completed 1890
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 40 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 92 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 5 acres
River Name INDIAN RUN
Latitude 40.2406
Longitude -75.8181
Regulatory Agency(ies) PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
NID Number PA00713
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