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Weare, New Hampshire
Flood Control
Federal ownership

Riverdale Dam is a concrete dam built on the Piscataquog River and is located in Weare, New Hampshire. It was built for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the US Army Corp of Engineers.

Location
Riverdale Dam
Weare, New Hampshire, U.S.
Dam type
Concrete
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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US Army Corp of Engineers
Owner
Federal

Riverdale Dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the US Army Corp of Engineers.

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Summary
Dam length 90 feet
Dam height 10 feet
Max storage 153 acre feet
Normal storage 87 acre feet
Surface area 33 acres
Drainage area 47 square miles
90 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.

153 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.

87 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.

33 acres
Surface area

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

47 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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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.

10/25/2011
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 6 years.

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Latitude 43
Longitude -71
NID ID (National ID) NH01103

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