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Dresden, Maine
State owned
Built in 1850

Dresden Bog Dam is built on the Bog Brook River and is located in Dresden, Maine. It was built in 1850 .

The state-owned dam is owned by the Ifw/State of Maine. It is also known as Dresden Bog.

Location
Dresden Bog Dam
Dresden, Maine, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Ifw/State of Maine
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the Ifw/State of Maine.

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1850
Completed
Bog Brook River
River built on
Dresden Bog Dam was built in 1850.
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Summary
Dam length 260 feet
Dam height 13 feet
Structural height 13 feet
Hydraulic height 11 feet
Max storage 2,464 acre feet
Normal storage 2,000 acre feet
Surface area 341 acres
260 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.

13 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.

13 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.

11 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.

2,464 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.

2,000 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.

341 acres
Surface area

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

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Low
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the low hazard potential classification are those where failure or misoperation results in no probable loss of human life and low economic and/or environ-mental losses. Losses are principally limited to the owner’s property.

Not required
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.

04/17/2018
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 12 years.

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Also known as Dresden Bog
Latitude 44
Longitude -69
NID ID (National ID) ME00474

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