National Dam Safety Program. Clarks Mills Dam, (Inventory Number NY 120) Upper Hudson River Basin, Washington County, New York. Phase I Inspection Report,
NEW YORK STATE DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION ALBANY
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The examination of documents and visual inspection of the dam and appurtenant structures did not reveal conditions which constitute an immediate hazard to human life or property. The dam, however, has a number of problem areas which should be investigated, evaluated, and remedied. The following remedial measures should be undertaken within one year 1 Eliminate leakage into the interior core of the dam and repair deteriorated concrete on the north abutment and at the pier separating the two sections of the dam 2 A formalized inspection program should be initiated to develop data on conditions and maintenance operations at the facility and 3 A flood warning and emergency evacuation plan should be developed and implemented to alert the public in the event conditions occur which could result in failure of the dam.
- Civil Engineering