State Owned Dams and Flood Control Systems

Current Projects:
Pine Acres Lake Dam
Pine Acres Lake Dam

The work to be performed generally includes but is not limited to: the placement of supplemental riprap on the upstream slope of the dam, re-gradation of the crest of dam to a uniform elevation, re-gradation of the downstream slope and the installation of turf reinforced mats on this embankment for overtopping protection, concrete repairs to the primary spillway; replacement of the bridges spanning the primary and auxiliary spillways, installation of a new trash rack at the upstream side of the primary spillway, replacement of the low level outlet gate, replacement of existing wood stop logs with new aluminum stop logs, replacement of the existing weir and training walls at the auxiliary spillway with concrete weir and training walls, installment of a toe drain system, and clear trees on and within 25 feet of the dam.

The walking trail across the Pine Acres Dam will be closed during construction.

Pine Acres-Bidding Packet

Auxiliary Spillway Construction

 Pine Acres Construction Site   Pine Acres Construction Site  


Upper Slater Pond Dam    Lower Slater Pond Dam

Crystal Lake Dam


Norwalk River Dam No. 2 Rehabilitation Project

Completed Projects:
 Pachaug Pond Dam

Pachaug Pond Dam Overview from Left Embankment

Overview of Pachaug Pond Dam Pachaug Pond Dam Overview from Boat Launch

The boat launch is open to the public.

Tingue Dam

Tingue Dam open fish passage weir

Related Information:

FEMA Emergency Operations Planning

Flood and Erosion Control Board (FECB)



Content last updated on September 2022