Accession Number:

ADA156552

Title:

National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams, Packers Falls Dam (NH 00441), (NHWRB 71.04) Piscataqua River Basin, Durham, 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:

91.0

Abstract:

The Packer Falls Dam is a 17.8 ft. high concrete gravity structure with two low embankments and an old mill race gate structure. The concrete gravity structure with two low embankments and an old mill race gate structure. The concrete gravity section consists of a run-of-the-river spillway, 110 ft. long, and a concrete outlet structure with two gates. The gates are each 5 ft. high by 6 feet wide. The dam is approximately 200 ft. long. It is small in size with a significant hazard potential. The 100 year flood has been adopted as the appropriate test flood. The dam is in fair condition at the present time. There are various remedial measures which the owner should implement. Keywords include Visual inspection, Dam safety, Piscataqua River Basin, Durham, New Hampshire, and Lamprey River.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE