Accession Number:

ADA105725

Title:

National Dam Safety Program. Potake Lake Dam (Inventory Number N.Y. 970), Passaic River Basin, Lower Hudson River Area, Rockland County, New York. Phase I Inspection Report,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BAKER (MICHAEL) JR INC BEAVER PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-08-14

Pagination or Media Count:

97.0

Abstract:

Potake Lake Dam is 1 mile southwest of Sloatsburg, New York. The dam and reservoir are used as a water supply source for Sloatsburg, New York. Visual inspection revealed several deficiencies in this structure. The following items were noted There are three depressions and an animal burrow on the crest of the dam Trees and brush are growing on the upstream and downstream face of the dam The spillway discharge channel has trees, boulders, and natural ground which restricts flow over the spillway weir A 3-foot diameter culvert in the discharge channel has the downstream end higher than the upstream end There are tire ruts 0.4 foot deep on the crest of the dam and There is a small amount of spalling and deterioration of the low section of the concrete weir.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE