Accession Number:

ADA156268

Title:

National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams. Claremont Paper Company Dam (NH 00139) State Number 47.06, Connecticut River Basin, Claremont, New Hampshire. Phase I Inspection Report.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALTHAM MA NEW ENGLAND DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

75.0

Abstract:

Claremont Paper Company has a hydraulic height of 34 ft., is of varied topwidth, and is 145 ft. long. It is a run-of-the-river concrete gravity dam with an ogee-shaped spillway 91 ft. long. It has over-under trash and sluice gates for draining and two head gates to control industrial use. The dam is used for industrial process water as well as for hydroelectric purposes. The dam is in good condition. It is small in size with a high hazard classification, The test flood is 12 of the PMF. A major breach at top of the dam would result in the loss of 50 or more lives and extensive property damage. Keywords include Visual inspection, Dam safety, Connecticut River Basin, Claremont, New Hampshire, and Sugar River.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE