WEDGES CREEK - WI00110-2852
Incident ID WI00110-2852
Dam Name WEDGES CREEK
Downstream Hazard Potential L
State WI
Incident Date 09/08/2015
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Overtopping
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Heavy rains overtopped the embankment causing scour on d/s slope
Named Hydrologic Event
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Additional Remarks or Updates Heavy rains in the watershed of the Wedges Creek Dam during the evening of September 6, 2015 overtopped the earthen embankment of this dam and a couple of scour area developed on the downstream side of the concrete approach walkway. These scour areas have resulted in a loss of cross-sectional area of the dam at these locations.
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Information Sources WI DNR
Owner Type L
Dam Type PGRE
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP Y
Year Completed 1930
Year Modified 1994
Dam Height 14 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 110 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 20 acres
River Name
Latitude 44.5739
Longitude -90.7222
Regulatory Agency(ies) WIDNR
NID Number WI00110
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