National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams, Massabesic Lake Dam (NH 00103), Merrimack River Basin, Manchester, New Hampshire. Phase I Inspection Report.
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The dam is a large concrete and stone masonry dam with earth embankments. The overall length is about 500 ft. with a maximum height of 27 ft. The dam is assessed to be in poor condition. Problems include structural cracking of an unknown origin, embankment seepage, and low spillway capacity. A test flood of 23,700 cfs inflow into the reservoir would overtop the dam by about 3.2 ft. Author.
- Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
- Civil Engineering