Clarks Pond Dam is an earth dam built on the Mud Brook River and is located in Seymour, Connecticut. It was built for the purpose of recreation.
The dam is privately owned by Louis Gaudreau, Arthur Gaudreau. It is also known as Clarks Pond.
Clarks Pond Dam is privately owned by Louis Gaudreau, Arthur Gaudreau.
|Dam length||350 feet|
|Dam height||10 feet|
|Surface area||4 acres|
|Drainage area||1 square miles|
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.
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.
Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.
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.
Dams assigned the significant hazard potential classification are those dams where failure or mis-operation results in no probable loss of human life but can cause economic loss, environment damage, disruption of lifeline facilities, or impact other concerns. Significant hazard potential classification dams are often located in predominantly rural or agricultural areas but could be located in areas with population and significant infrastructure.
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.
Inspections are every 5 years.
|Also known as||Clarks Pond|
|NID ID (National ID)||CT01620|