Accession Number:

ADA156265

Title:

National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams. Grand Lake Dam (ME 00180), Penobscot River Basin, Grand Lake Matagamon. Phase I Inspection Report.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALTHAM MA NEW ENGLAND DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

This dam is a straight-axis, concrete gravity structure 218.5 ft. long and 35 ft. high. It serves as a water storage structure for the Bangor Hydroelectric Co. The spillway is 78 ft. long and contains 9 vertical lift gates 5 high x 7 wide. The dam has 4 10x10 sluice gates plus a 10 wide by 7 high log sluice gate. An unused boiler house in the center of the structure separates the sluice area from the spillway. The watershed classification is flat and coastal. In event of failure of the dam no homes will be damaged. Author.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE