Feedback
Share
Link
Link copied!
US National Dams
Pleasant River Lake Dam
Find a dam
Explore
Search
US National Dams
More
About US National Dams
Copyright © 2022 nationaldams.com and US National Dams. All Rights Reserved.

All content on this website ("the Site") is the property of US National Dams. The collection and assembly of content on this Site are the exclusive property of US National Dams and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws.

Pleasant River Lake Dam Share
Link
Link copied!

Table of Contents
Overview Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Beddington, Maine
State owned
Built in 1962

Pleasant River Lake Dam is built on the Pleasant River Lake and is located in Beddington, Maine. It was built in 1962 .

The state-owned dam is owned by the Ifw/State of Maine. It is also known as Pleasant River Lake.

Location
Pleasant River Lake Dam
Beddington, Maine, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
Ownership Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Ifw/State of Maine
Owner
State

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

Construction Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
1962
Completed
Pleasant River Lake
River built on
Pleasant River Lake Dam was built in 1962.
Metrics Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Summary
Dam length 98 feet
Dam height 10 feet
Structural height 10 feet
Hydraulic height 10 feet
Max storage 3,555 acre feet
Normal storage 2,370 acre feet
Surface area 949 acres
Drainage area 15 square miles
98 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.

10 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.

10 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.

3,555 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.

2,370 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.

949 acres
Surface area

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

15 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.

Safety Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
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.

About Share
Link
Link copied!
Also known as Pleasant River Lake
Latitude 44
Longitude -67
NID ID (National ID) ME00247

Additional Dams

See all...
Duncan Dam
Dams: Duncan Dam 900.0 27.0 100.0 472.0
Englewood Lake Dam
Dams: Englewood Lake Dam 400.0 138.0
Hackberry Draw Site No. 2 Dam
Dams: Hackberry Draw Site No. 2 Dam 1663.0 38.0 12000.0 320.0
Stevens Water Lake Dam
Dams: Stevens Water Lake Dam 140.0 9.0 182.0
Stockton Dam
Dams: Stockton Dam 1527.0 37.1 340.6 580.3
Baggett Lake Dam
Dams: Baggett Lake Dam 10.0 56.0
Cooper Pond Dam
Dams: Cooper Pond Dam 290.0 20.0 80.0
Breskin NO 1 Dam
Dams: Breskin NO 1 Dam 338.0 29.0 36.0
Westlake Reservoir Dam
Dams: Westlake Reservoir Dam 1400.0 158.0 0.0 0.0
MS04234 Lake Dam
Dams: MS04234 Lake Dam 21.0 77.0

More Dams

See all...
Jughandle Estates Dam
Dams: Jughandle Estates Dam 440.0 27.7 12.0
Bureau of Land MGMT. 90R269 Dam
Dams: Bureau of Land MGMT. 90R269 Dam 365.0
Branchland Lake Dam
Dams: Branchland Lake Dam 350.0 700.0 72.0
Red Pine Canyon Dam
Dams: Red Pine Canyon Dam 45.0
Badger Creek Watershed Site 36-2 Dam
Dams: Badger Creek Watershed Site 36-2 Dam 510.0 31.0 109.0
Spring Valley Estates Lake Dam
Dams: Spring Valley Estates Lake Dam 1955.0 26.0 109.0
Reynolds No. 2 Dam
Dams: Reynolds No. 2 Dam 3362.0 15.0 1451.0
DD NO 2 Dam
Dams: DD NO 2 Dam 1500.0 22.2 986.84
Benham Lake NO 1 Dam
Dams: Benham Lake NO 1 Dam 475.0 24.0 70.0
Dudley Dam
Dams: Dudley Dam 400.0 4.0 90.0

All of US National Dams

See all...

Similar Dams to Pleasant River Lake Dam

See all...
Pleasant Grove Lake Dam
Dams: Pleasant Grove Lake Dam 660.0 18.0 703.0 105.0
Pleasant Valley Lake Dam
Dams: Pleasant Valley Lake Dam 600.0 21.0 132.0
Pleasant Lake Dam
Dams: Pleasant Lake Dam 50.0 15.0 1541.0
Pleasant Valley No. 10 Dam
Dams: Pleasant Valley No. 10 Dam 324.0 26.0 110.0 15.0
Pleasant Hill Lake Dam
Dams: Pleasant Hill Lake Dam 25.0 1070.0
Pleasant Creek Lake Dam
Dams: Pleasant Creek Lake Dam 2450.0 73.0 11000.0
Pleasant Valley Lake Dam
Dams: Pleasant Valley Lake Dam 1218.0 31.4
Pleasant Valley Subwtrshd 1J-4550 Dam
Dams: Pleasant Valley Subwtrshd 1J-4550 Dam 38.0 82.0
Don Pleasants Dam
Dams: Don Pleasants Dam 525.0 50.0 2277.0 116.0
Pleasant River Lake Dam
Dams: Pleasant River Lake Dam 98.0 10.0 3555.0