The Buckeye Lake Dam Safety System exists to alert persons affected by the structural failure of the Buckeye Lake Dam.
- Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR): Stay up to date with information directly from ODNR http://engineering.ohiodnr.gov/
Warnings will consist of:
- SIGN UP NOTIFICATIONS
- Fairfield County ALERT FAIRFIELD EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM - Alert-Fairfield County is an emergency notification system used by Fairfield County to alert citizens of danger. The system has the capacity to send thousands of messages via landline, cell phone, TTY, e‐mail, text and fax, all within minutes. Only authorized officials are allowed access to the system. Sign up for the system here: http://www.fairfieldema.com/alerts/index.html
- Licking County Code Red for Licking County - The secure, customized Community Notification Enrollment (CNE) page allows residents and businesses to add or update their contact information to ensure they will be included when a message is sent – unlisted numbers, mobile numbers, TDD/TTY requirements can all be entered. Sign up at https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/BF2A8E57F557.
Perry County: Perry County Citizen Alert System. "If we can't reach you, we can't alert you." Sign up at https://member.everbridge.net/index/1772417038942733#/login
- OUTDOOR WARNING SIRENS - If the siren sounds, seek higher ground. If you live/work/are visiting inside the IMPACT ZONE. The impact zone is a small area adjacent to the north shore of Buckeye Lake between the Leibs Island and Maple Bay that will flood if the Buckeye Lake Dam experiences a structural failure. The siren will alternate between a high/low loud tone and a verbal message. The message will be; “The Buckeye Lake Dam has failed or failure is likely, evacuate the area immediately.” Or for TESTING; “This is a test of the Buckeye Lake Dam Warning System. This is only a test.”
- SOCIAL MEDIA – Fairfield County will send Social Media alerts by Twitter and Facebook when possible. These systems are not the first to be used but will provide up to date information as the situation evolves. It is encouraged to “follow or like” Fairfield EMA on Twitter and Facebook, these can be found here: