Accession Number : ADA105724


Title :   National Dam Safety Program. Lake Peekskill Dam (Inventory Number N.Y. 87), Lower Hudson River Basin, Putnam County, New York. Phase I Inspection Report,


Corporate Author : BAKER (MICHAEL) JR INC BEAVER PA


Personal Author(s) : Kester,Granville , Jr


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a105724.pdf


Report Date : 14 Aug 1981


Pagination or Media Count : 90


Abstract : Lake Peekskill Dam is located on an unnamed tributary of Peekskill Hollow Brook and is 2-1/2 miles northeast of Peekskill, New York. Lake Peekskill is used for recreational purposes. The visual inspection revealed several deficiencies in this structure. The following items were noted: Seepage was observed exiting the right downstream buttress near the spillway; Seepage was observed exiting near the downstream left bridge column of the abandoned bridge; Seepage was observed at the right toe of the dam; The far left bridge support has been undermined; Debris was located on the upstream side of the spillway; Debris was located at toe of the spillway discharge area; The outlet works have been sealed and are no longer operable. Trees are located in the discharge channel; and The spillway and dam have minor spalling on its concrete surfaces.


Descriptors :   *DAMS , STABILITY , NEW YORK , HYDROLOGY , DEFICIENCIES , SAFETY , VISUAL INSPECTION , FLOODING , RESERVOIRS


Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE