Accession Number : ADA144162
Title : National Program for Inspection of Non-Federal Dams, Richard's Corner Dam (CT 00371), Farmington River Basin, New Hartford, Connecticut. Phase I Inspection Report.
Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALTHAM MA NEW ENGLAND DIV
Report Date : Sep 1978
Pagination or Media Count : 98
Abstract : The Richard's Corner Dam is an earth embankment with a concrete core and is 950 feet long and 75 feet high. It has an emergency spillway, channel, gate house and diversion tunnel. The dam and its appurtenant structures are generally in good condition. The dam will pass the Probable Maximum Flood (Recommended Spillway Design Flood) without overtopping the dam. Some recommended measures to be undertaken by the owner include establishment of metering points for seepage measurements and periodic inspections of the dam.
Descriptors : *EARTH DAMS , DEFICIENCIES , SAFETY , VISUAL INSPECTION , CONNECTICUT
Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE