WESTONS POND DAM - SC00056-2641
Incident ID SC00056-2641
Dam Name WESTONS POND DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential L
State SC
Incident Date 10/04/2015
Incident Type Failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Overtopping
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Heavy rains-as much as 16 inches caused several dams to overtop and fail.
Named Hydrologic Event
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Information Sources SC DHEC Website
Owner Type P
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP N
Year Completed 1932
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 13 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 324 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 40 acres
River Name TOMS CREEK
Latitude 33.8833
Longitude -80.7683
Regulatory Agency(ies) SCDHEC
NID Number SC00056
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