National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams. Baker Floodwater Reservoir Site 11A (NH 00247), NHWRB Number 249.14, Merrimack River Basin, Wentworth, New Hampshire. Phase I Inspection Report.
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Baker Floodwater Reservoir Site 11A is a 640 foot long 24 foot high earthen structure. There is one fill zone in the dam which includes a cutoff wall. Top width of the dam is 12 feet. The upstream and downstream embankments are on a 3 horizontal to 1 vertical slope. Appurtenant structures consist of a principal spillway, plunge pool stilling basin and emergency spillway. The visual inspection revealed that the dam is in good condition. The inspections also revealed random surface cracks and scaling of the concrete on the riser structure. It is small in size with a high hazard potential classification. Keywords include Inspection, Dam safety, Merrimack River Basin, Wentworth, New Hampshire, and Tributary to Baker River.
- Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
- Civil Engineering