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Wachusett Dam

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General Information

Structural Type: Gravity dam
Function / usage: Fresh water dam
Completed in: 1905

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA, North America

Technical Information

Dimensions

height max 62.5 m
length 288 m

Materials

dam structure masonry

Notes

When it was completed in 1905, the Wachusett Reservoir was the largest public water supply reservoir in the world. It was then also the largest gravity dam worldwide.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0001117
Created: 20/10/2000
Last Updated: 22/07/2014