Woodlake Dam

Moore County Superior Court Judge James W. Webb on March 15, 2017, signed a consent judgment ordering Woodlake CC Corporation, the owners of Woodlake Dam, to breach the impoundment due to damage that occurred during Hurricane Matthew. The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality sought the court order to ensure the protection of downstream communities from potential flooding. Below are documents related to the enforcement action. New information and documents will be posted here as they become available.

Woodlake Dam Safety Order Nov. 17, 2016

Woodlake Consultant's First Contract Termination Letter Dec. 20, 2016

Woodlake Consultant's Second Contract Termination Letter Jan. 9, 2017 

Filed Complaint Injunction Jan. 27, 2017

Signed Consent Judgement March 15, 2017

Woodlake CC Corp. Response March 30, 2017

Letter to Woodlake CC Corp Re: Dam Safety Breach Plan Submittal April 19, 2017

Woodlake Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Approval Letter May 16, 2017


Status Updates

Weekly Update April 4, 2017

Submittal Letter April 10, 2017

Design Plans Submitted April 10, 2017

Weekly Update April 11, 2017

Design Plan Disapproval Letter April 11, 2017

Weekly Update April 19, 2017

Weekly Update April 25, 2017

Design Plans Submitted May 1, 2017

Weekly Update May 2, 2017

Design Plan Approval Letter May 3, 2017

Weekly Update May 10, 2017

Woodlake Special Update May 14, 2017

Weekly Update May 17, 2017