National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams. Wachusett Reservoir Dam MA 00886, Wachusett Reservoir Dike MA 01294, Merrimack River Basin, Clinton, Massachusetts. Phae I Inspection Report.
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The reservoir is a 65 billion gallon water supply reservoir which was constructed to serve the Metropolitan Boston area. The reservoir is impounded by a 1423 ft. long, stone masonry dam and a 10500 ft. long earthfill dike. The dike is a maximum of 22 ft. high and consists of two earthfill embankments separated by a knoll of natural land. There is no spillway at the dike. There are deficiencies which must be corrected to assure the continued performance of the facility. Author
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