Accession Number:

ADA155333

Title:

National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams, McLean Reservoir (MA 00539), Connecticut River Basin, Holyoke, Massachusetts. Phase I Inspection Report.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALTHAM MA NEW ENGLAND DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

93.0

Abstract:

The dam is a 700 foot, 35 foot high earthfill embankment and a 920 foot long, 15 foot high earth-fill dike a gatehouse with outlet controls and a 10 foot wide concrete arch emergency spillway. With the water lever assumed to spillway crest at time of test flood, spilway discharge of about 30 cfs woudl occur. The reservoir woudl be surcharged to elevation 433, four feet above the spillway crest and two feet below the dam crest. The dam will not be overtopped. The dam is generally in fair condition. Remedial measures consist of removal of all brush and trees from the downstream slope of the main dam and spillway channel and repair of spalled and deteriorated concrete on the emergency spillway.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE