National Dam Inspection Program. Fords Lake Dam (NDI ID Number PA-00298, DER ID Number 35-64), Susquehanna River Basin, Buttermilk Creek, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Fish Commission. Phase I Inspection Report,
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Fords Lake Dam is located on Buttermilk Creek in Newton Township, Lackawanna County, one-half mile north of Schultzville, Pennsylvania. Purpose of Dam was for public fishing. The overall appearance of the dam is very poor. Deficiencies observed during the field inspection are illustrated on the General Plan. The profile and typical sections of the dam are presented and are based on field survey made the day of the inspection. On the inspection date 120880, the lake level was at elevation 1146.8, about 0.2 foot below spillway crest. Pertinent features observed are shown in photographs.
- Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
- Civil Engineering