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Shelton, Connecticut
Recreation
Local government owned
Built in 1900

Shelton Reservoir #2 Dam is built on the Curtiss Brook River and is located in Shelton, Connecticut. It was built in 1900 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Shelton Reservoir #2; Pine Lake.

Location
Shelton Reservoir #2 Dam
Shelton, Connecticut, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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City of Shelton
Owner
Local government

Shelton Reservoir #2 Dam is owned by the local government.

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1900
Completed
Curtiss Brook River
River built on
Shelton Reservoir #2 Dam was built in 1900.
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Summary
Dam length 140 feet
Dam height 16 feet
Max discharge 535 cubic feet per second
Max storage 109 acre feet
Normal storage 54 acre feet
Surface area 6 acres
Drainage area 1 square miles
140 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.

16 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.

535 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.

109 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.

54 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.

6 acres
Surface area

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

1 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.

6/15/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 2 years.

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Also known as Shelton Reservoir #2; Pine Lake
Distance to nearest town (miles) 1
Latitude 41
Longitude -73
NID ID (National ID) CT00093

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