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Bucksport, Maine
Water Supply
Privately owned
Built in 1930

Silver Lake Dam is built on the Tannery River and is located in Bucksport, Maine. It was built in 1930 and modified in 1985 for the purpose of water supply.

The dam is privately owned by Bucksport Generation, LLC. It is also known as Silver Lake.

Location
Silver Lake Dam
Bucksport, Maine, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Water supply
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Bucksport Generation, LLC
Owner
Private

Silver Lake Dam is privately owned by Bucksport Generation, LLC.

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1930
Completed
1985
Modified
Tannery River
River built on
Silver Lake Dam was built in 1930 and modified in 1985.
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Summary
Dam length 465 feet
Dam height 29 feet
Structural height 29 feet
Hydraulic height 29 feet
Max storage 12,700 acre feet
Normal storage 7,700 acre feet
Surface area 710 acres
465 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.

29 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.

29 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.

29 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.

12,700 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.

7,700 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.

710 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

5/8/2015
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 6 years.

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Also known as Silver Lake
Latitude 44
Longitude -68
NID ID (National ID) ME00147

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