Accession Number:

ADA156401

Title:

National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams. Souhegan River Watershed Dam Number 15 (NH 00263) (NHWRB 254.30), Merrimack River Basin, Wilton, New Hampshire.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALTHAM MA NEW ENGLAND DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

87.0

Abstract:

The Souhegan River Watershed Dam No.15 is located on King Brook, approximately 1 mile upstream of its confluence with the Souhegan River. The dam is an earth embankment 2600 feet long and 13 feet high with a drop inlet service spillway structure and a 30 inch outlet conduit. An emergency spillway 45 feet wide is cut into the right abutment. The dam is small in size with a significant hazard potential, The test flood for the dam is the 100-year flood. The dam is in good condition. There are remedial measures to be undertaken by the owner. The program of annual technical inspections should be continued, No conditions were observed which require further investigation. Keywords include Visual inspection, Dam safety, Merrimack River Basin, Wilton, New Hampshire, and King Brook a tributary of the Souhegan River.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE