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Killington, Vermont
Privately owned
Built in 1970

Snowshed Pond Dam is an earth dam built on the Roaring Brook-Tr-Os River and is located in Killington, Vermont. It was built in 1970 .

The dam is privately owned by Killington/Pico Ski Resort Partners. It is also known as Sherburne Corp. Site No. 1.

Snowshed Pond Dam
Killington, Vermont, U.S.
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Foundation type
Core type
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Killington/Pico Ski Resort Partners

Snowshed Pond Dam is privately owned by Killington/Pico Ski Resort Partners.

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Dam designer
Roaring Brook-Tr-Os River
River built on
Snowshed Pond Dam was built in 1970.
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Dam length 610 feet
Dam height 25 feet
Structural height 28 feet
Hydraulic height 25 feet
Max storage 128 acre feet
Surface area 9 acres
Drainage area 0 square miles
610 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.

25 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.

28 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.

25 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.

128 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.

9 acres
Surface area

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

0 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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Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the significant hazard potential classification are those dams where failure or mis-operation results in no probable loss of human life but can cause economic loss, environment damage, disruption of lifeline facilities, or impact other concerns. Significant hazard potential classification dams are often located in predominantly rural or agricultural areas but could be located in areas with population and significant infrastructure.

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.

Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 3 years.

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Also known as Sherburne Corp. Site No. 1
Latitude 43
Longitude -72
NID ID (National ID) VT00270

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