Danbury Dike No. 1 Dam (Candlewood Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Danbury Dike No. 1
Other Name: Candlewood Lake (res)
NID ID: CT83005
Longitude: -73.4551
Latitude: 41.4231
County: Fairfield
River: Rocky River
State: CT
Nearest City: Danbury
Distance: 1.00 miles
Owner Name: Connecticut Light & Power Co.
Owner Type: U
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: RE
Year Completed: 1929
Dam Length: 873 feet
Dam Height: 42 feet
Maximum Storage: 218650 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 172000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 5600 acres
Drainage Area: 40 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 1997-08-13
Inspection Frequency: 1.00
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: None
Spillway Width: 0 feet
Federal Funding Agency: Candlewood Lake (res)
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Energy;
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Federal Inspection Agency: Department of Energy;
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Source Agency: Department of Energy;
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

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