BASTROP STATE PARK DAM - TX02717-2612
Incident ID TX02717-2612
Dam Name BASTROP STATE PARK DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential Not Available
State TX
Incident Date 05/23/2015
Incident Type Failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Overtopping
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Severe storms caused the dam to overtop and fail
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident
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
Additional Remarks or Updates rainfall event began around 4 pm on May 25, dropping about 4 to 5 inches of rain in Travis and Bastrop Counties in about 2 hours
Incident Time
Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced Yes
Information Sources GEER Report
Owner Type S
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP NR
Year Completed 1913
Year Modified 1935
Dam Height 18 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 110 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 0 acres
River Name TR-COPPERAS CREEK
Latitude 30.1124
Longitude -97.277
Regulatory Agency(ies) TCEQ
NID Number TX02717
Attachments Y
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