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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1800

Carr Pond Dam is built on the Mattatuxet River and is located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. It was built in 1800 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Gilbert Stuart Memorial, Inc. It is also known as Gilbert Stuart Pond.

Location
Carr Pond Dam
North Kingstown, Rhode Island, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Gilbert Stuart Memorial, Inc.
Owner
Private

Carr Pond Dam is privately owned by Gilbert Stuart Memorial, Inc..

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1800
Completed
Mattatuxet River
River built on
Carr Pond Dam was built in 1800.
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Summary
Dam length 60 feet
Dam height 9 feet
Structural height 10 feet
Hydraulic height 8 feet
Max discharge 165 cubic feet per second
Max storage 190 acre feet
Normal storage 135 acre feet
Surface area 54 acres
Drainage area 4 square miles
60 feet
Dam length

Length of the dam is defined as the length along the top of the dam. This also includes the spillway, powerplant, navigation lock, fish pass, etc., where these form part of the length of the dam. If detached from the dam, these structures should not be included.

9 feet
Dam height

Height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance between the lowest point on the crest of the dam and the lowest point in the original streambed.

10 feet
Structural height

Structural height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance from the lowest point of the excavated foundation to the top of the dam. Top of dam refers to the parapet wall and not the crest.

8 feet
Hydraulic height

Hydraulic height of the dam is defined as the vertical difference between the maximum design water level and the lowest point in the original streambed.

165 cubic feet per second
Max discharge

Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.

190 acre feet
Max storage

Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge storage.

135 acre feet
Normal storage

Normal storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the normal retention level, including dead and inactive storage and excluding any flood control or surcharge storage. For normally dry flood control dams, the normal storage will be a zero value.

54 acres
Surface area

Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.

4 square miles
Drainage area

Drainage area of the dam, in square miles, which is defined as the area that drains to a particular point (in this case, the dam) on a river or stream.

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High
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

Has emergency action plan
Emergency action plan

An emergency action plan is defined as a plan of action to be taken to reduce the potential for property damage and loss of life in an area affected by a dam failure or large flood.

8/1/2014
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 2 years.

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Also known as Gilbert Stuart Pond
Latitude 41
Longitude -71
NID ID (National ID) RI02303

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