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Hanover, Maine
Privately owned
Built in 1800

Howard Pond Dam is built on the Howard Pond River and is located in Hanover, Maine. It was built in 1800 and modified in 1947 .

The dam is privately owned by Howard Pond Preservation Association. It is also known as Howard Pond.

Location
Howard Pond Dam
Hanover, Maine, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Howard Pond Preservation Association
Owner
Private

Howard Pond Dam is privately owned by Howard Pond Preservation Association.

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1800
Completed
1947
Modified
Howard Pond River
River built on
Howard Pond Dam was built in 1800 and modified in 1947.
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Summary
Dam length 95 feet
Dam height 7 feet
Structural height 7 feet
Hydraulic height 7 feet
Max storage 952 acre feet
Normal storage 654 acre feet
Surface area 134 acres
Drainage area 4 square miles
95 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.

7 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.

7 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.

7 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.

952 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.

654 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.

134 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.

06/25/2018
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 6 years.

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Also known as Howard Pond
Latitude 44
Longitude -70
NID ID (National ID) ME96095

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