National Dam Inspection Program. Forest Lake Dam (NDI ID Number PA-00968, DER ID Number 58-21), Susquehanna River Basin, Forest Lake Creek, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. Phase I Inspection Report,
GEO-TECHNICAL SERVICES INC HARRISBURG PA
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Forest Lake Dam is located on Forest Lake Creek in Forest Lake Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. The original purpose of the impounded water was for ice harvesting and recreation. Additionally, water releases from the impoundment activated a saw mill. Presently, the lake is being used for recreation. The overall appearance of the dam is poor. Location of observed deficiencies are shown on the General Plan. The profile and typical sections of the dam are presented and are based on field survey made on the day of inspection. The survey datum for this inspection is elevation 1527 feet above mean sea level which is stamped on the USGS Bench Mark No. TT15K, 1931 on the large sandstone slab, upstream of the service spillway. On the inspection date 12101980, the lake was being drawn down for the winter. The lake level was approximately at elevation 1523.6, or 2.8 feet below its normal level. Deficiencies observed during the field inspection are described. Visible features are depicted in photographs.
- Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
- Civil Engineering