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Fort Fairfield, Maine
Local government owned
Built in 1965

Libby Brook Dam is built on the Libby River and is located in Fort Fairfield, Maine. It was built in 1965 .

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Libby Brook.

Libby Brook Dam
Fort Fairfield, Maine, U.S.
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Core type
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Fort Fairfield
Local government

Libby Brook Dam is owned by the local government.

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Dam designer
Libby River
River built on
Libby Brook Dam was built in 1965.
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Dam length 390 feet
Dam height 53 feet
Structural height 53 feet
Hydraulic height 51 feet
Max storage 405 acre feet
Normal storage 350 acre feet
Surface area 7 acres
390 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.

53 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.

53 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.

51 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.

405 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.

350 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.

7 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 6 years.

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Also known as Libby Brook
Former name 0
Latitude 46
Longitude -67
NID ID (National ID) ME00493

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