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Limestone, Maine
Local government owned
Built in 1958

Community Pond Dam is built on the Limestone River and is located in Limestone, Maine. It was built in 1958 and modified in 1978 .

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Community Pond. The dam used to be known as Limestone Community.

Location
Community Pond Dam
Limestone, Maine, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Limestone
Owner
Local government

Community Pond Dam is owned by the local government.

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1958
Completed
1978
Modified
Limestone River
River built on
Community Pond Dam was built in 1958 and modified in 1978.
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Summary
Dam length 300 feet
Dam height 21 feet
Structural height 21 feet
Hydraulic height 10 feet
Max storage 142 acre feet
Normal storage 40 acre feet
Surface area 8 acres
Drainage area 28 square miles
300 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.

21 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.

21 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.

10 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.

142 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.

40 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.

8 acres
Surface area

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

28 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.

11/17/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 6 years.

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Also known as Community Pond
Former name Limestone Community
Latitude 46
Longitude -67
NID ID (National ID) ME00492
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