Accession Number:

ADA155493

Title:

National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams. Somerset Reservoir Dam (MA 00792), Massachusetts-Rhode Island Coastal Basin, Somerset, Massachusetts. Phase I Inspection Report.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALTHAM MA NEW ENGLAND DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

101.0

Abstract:

The reservoir was formed by an intermediate size dam to create an offstream water supply for the town of Somerset. The dam consists of an earth embankment about 6700 ft. long with a maximum height of 45 ft. The earth embankment is generally in excellent to good condition. Recommendations for additional investigations of the cause and extent of embankment seepage and the effect of seepage on slope stability are included in the report. Author.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE