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Groton, Connecticut
Privately owned
Built in 1880

Trails Pond Dam - Spillway Removed 2012 is an earth dam built on the Birch Plain Creek River and is located in Groton, Connecticut. It was built in 1880 .

The dam is privately owned by General Dynamics Division. It is also known as Trails Pond (Dewatered).

Location
Trails Pond Dam - Spillway Removed 2012
Groton, Connecticut, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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General Dynamics Division
Owner
Private

Trails Pond Dam - Spillway Removed 2012 is privately owned by General Dynamics Division.

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1880
Completed
Birch Plain Creek River
River built on
Trails Pond Dam - Spillway Removed 2012 was built in 1880.
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Summary
Dam length 300 feet
Dam height 12 feet
Max storage 53 acre feet
Normal storage 53 acre feet
Surface area 7 acres
Drainage area 1 square miles
300 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.

12 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.

53 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.

53 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.

7 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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Undetermined
Downstream potential hazard

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.

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Also known as Trails Pond (Dewatered)
Latitude 41
Longitude -72
NID ID (National ID) CT00230

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