SCNONAME 40027 - SC00070-2630

Incident ID SC00070-2630
Dam Name SCNONAME 40027
Downstream Hazard Potential H
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
Year Completed 1955
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 20 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 297 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 25 acres
River Name GILLS CK
Latitude 34.04
Longitude -80.9517
Regulatory Agency(ies) SCDHEC
NID Number SC00070