National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams. Baker Floodwater Reservoir Site 8 (NH 00178), NHWRB Number 66.08, Merrimack River Basin, Dorchester, New Hampshire. Phase I Inspection Report.
CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALTHAM MA NEW ENGLAND DIV
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Baker River Floodwater Reservoir Site 8 is a 1,462 ft. long 62 ft. high earthen structure. There are four different fill zones in the dam including a cutoff wall. Top width of the dam is 14 ft. The upstream and downstream embankments are on a 2 12 horizontal to 1 vertical slope. The visual inspection revealed that the dam is in good condition. It is intermediate in size with a high hazard potential classification. Debris on the low stage trash rack and separation of the wingwall and training of the outlet works structure were noted during this inspection. Keywords include Dam safety, Merrimack River Basin, Dorchester, New Hampshire, and South Branch Baker River.
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