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Griswold, Connecticut
Recreation
State owned
Built in 1860

Glasgo Pond Dam is built on the Pachaug River and is located in Griswold, Connecticut. It was built in 1860 and modified in 1978 for the purpose of recreation.

The state-owned dam is owned by the Connecticut Deep. It is also known as Glasgo Pond.

Location
Glasgo Pond Dam
Griswold, Connecticut, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Connecticut Deep
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the Connecticut Deep.

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1860
Completed
1978
Modified
Pachaug River
River built on
Glasgo Pond Dam was built in 1860 and modified in 1978.
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Summary
Dam length 375 feet
Dam height 26 feet
Max discharge 466 cubic feet per second
Normal storage 2,208 acre feet
Surface area 184 acres
Drainage area 38 square miles
375 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.

26 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.

466 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.

2,208 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.

184 acres
Surface area

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

38 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.

6/3/2008
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 2 years.

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Also known as Glasgo Pond
Latitude 41
Longitude -71
NID ID (National ID) CT00084

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