Accession Number:

ADA156382

Title:

National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams. Ward Dam (NH 00262), NHWRB 254.18, Merrimack River Basin, West Wilton, New Hampshire. Phase I Inspection Report.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALTHAM MA NEW ENGLAND DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

93.0

Abstract:

Ward Dam is a gravity arch structure constructed of rubble stone and split stone masonry, founded on bedrock. It is approximately 260 ft. long and 18 ft. high, For the purposes of this report, the top of the dam has been taken to be the top of the training wall at the right abutment. The overflow type spillway has a crest length of 29 ft. and is 14.5 ft. above the streambed. The dam is in poor condition at the present time. It is recommended that the owner undertake remedial measures within one year of receipts of the Phase I report. Keywords include Visual inspection, Dam safety, Merrimack River Basin, West Wilton, New Hampshire, and Blood Brook, a tributary of the Souhegan River.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE