SPOTSWOOD DRIVE DAM - VA137015-3306
Incident ID VA137015-3306
Dam Name SPOTSWOOD DRIVE DAM
Downstream Hazard Potential L
State VA
Incident Date 08/01/2018
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Manmade Action
Incident Mechanism 1 Accident Or Misoperation
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Owner cut notch in dam with Track Hoe to release high water.
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident No
Fatalities (Number) 0
Number of People Evacuated
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded
Other Infrastructure Impacts
Economic Damages (in $)
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response
Additional Remarks or Updates
Incident Time
Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced
Information Sources VA DCR
Owner Type P
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP N
Year Completed 0
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 35 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 270 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 5 acres
River Name
Latitude 38.3785
Longitude -77.7805
Regulatory Agency(ies) DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION
NID Number VA137015
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