Accession Number:

ADA156563

Title:

National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams. Mill Street Dam (ME-00273), Mousam River Basin, Sanford, Maine. 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:

69.0

Abstract:

The Mill Street Dam is a concrete gravity dam with an earth embankment easterly wing wall. The concrete section of the dam is approximately 160 ft. long and the dam has an overall length of about 530 ft. It is about 18 feet high. Based on the visual inspection and its performance history, the Mill Street Dam is assessed to be in poor condition. It is small in size with a hazard potential of high. The piping and erosion occuring in the dam embankment and west abutment present serious concerns relative to the long term safety of the dam. Keywords include Inspection, Dam safety.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE