Accession Number:

ADA156532

Title:

National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams. Murphy Dam (NH 00185), Connecticut River Basin, Pittsburg, New Hampshire. Phase I Inspection Report.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALTHAM MA NEW ENGLAND DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

168.0

Abstract:

Murphy Dam consists of an earth embankment dam with a side approach channel overflow spillway. The crest length of the dam embankment is 2,200 ft. with a hydraulic height of 106 ft. The dam consists of an earth embankment dam with a side approach channel overflow spillway. It is large in size with a high hazard potential. The dam is in good condition. Although some deficiencies were noted, there was no evidence of settlement, lateral movement or other signs of structural failure, or other conditions which would warrant urgent remedial action. Keywords include Inspection, Dam safety, Connecticut River Basin, and Pittsburg New Hampshire.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE