ELEVA ROLLER MILL - WI10532-2858
Incident ID WI10532-2858
Dam Name ELEVA ROLLER MILL
Downstream Hazard Potential H
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 rain overtopped the dam resulting in scour of the d/s embankment
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident
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Additional Remarks or Updates Heavy rain overtopped much of the earthen embankments of this dam and a large scour area developed on the right embankment, downstream side resulting in a loss of cross-sectional area of the dam.
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Information Sources WI DNR
Owner Type
Dam Type PGRE
Primary Purpose(s) RS
EAP N
Year Completed 1877
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 14 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 40 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 5 acres
River Name BIG CREEK
Latitude 44.5769
Longitude -91.4683
Regulatory Agency(ies) WIDNR
NID Number WI10532
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