WEST FORK KICKAPOO 1 - WI00418-3333
Incident ID WI00418-3333
Dam Name WEST FORK KICKAPOO 1
Downstream Hazard Potential H
State WI
Incident Date 08/28/2018
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Erosion
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Deep erosional scarp developed along left groin, opposite side of auxiliary spillway
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident Yes
Fatalities (Number) 0
Number of People Evacuated Unknown
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated Unknown
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded Unknown
Other Infrastructure Impacts Roads, Bridges
Economic Damages (in $)
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response
Additional Remarks or Updates Significant town road, culvert, and bridge damages.  Major streambank, pasture and ag field damages, personal driveways, culverts and fencing. Didn't activate EAP because failure occurred quickly overnight. People were evacuated, numbers unknown. Assuming some wet basements.
Incident Time
Incident Duration 1 day
Incident Report Produced Yes
Information Sources WI DNR
Owner Type L
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) CR
EAP Y
Year Completed 1969
Year Modified 2000
Dam Height 63 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 2345 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 51 acres
River Name WEST FORK KICKAPOO
Latitude 43.6889
Longitude -90.7987
Regulatory Agency(ies) WIDNR
NID Number WI00418
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