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Photo of a volunteer stocking fry in the Sawmill River - Photo credit:  Draper White
Photo of a volunteer stocking fry in the Sawmill River. Credit: Draper White

 

  Upstream Passage Downstream Passage  
River Name 1 Dam
(Name or Owner)
Location
(Town, State)
Use(s) FERC Project Number 2 Need 3 Functional Status 4 Need 3 Functional Status 4 Stock-
ing Status 5
Connecticut River Enfield Dam Suffield, CT Industrial (hydro proposed) 11577A NN NP (breach, 1984) NN No need/ no hydro Current
Holyoke Dam
--> Hadley Falls Station
Holyoke, MA Hydropower 2004A N O (fish lifts, 1955,1976) N I (bypass, 1991) Current
Holyoke Dam
--> Holyoke Canal
Holyoke, MA Hydropower, Industrial 2004 / others NN NP N O (louver/bypass, 1993) Current
Turners Falls Dam Turners Falls Hydropower 1889A N O (two ladders, 1980) N I (bypass, 1993) Current
Northfield Mountain 6 Northfield, MA Pumped Storage 2485A NN Not needed - not barrier N P(testing underway) Current
Vernon Dam Vernon, VT Hydropower 1904A N O (ladder, 1981) N O (bypass, 1994) Current
Bellows Falls Dam Rockingham, VT Hydropower 1855A N O (ladder, 1984) N O (bypass, 1995) Current
Wilder Dam Hartford, VT Hydropower 1892A N O (ladder, 1987) N O (spill, 1993) Current
Ryegate/Dodge Falls Ryegate, VT Hydropower 8011A D P N O (bypass, 1993) Current
McIndoes Falls Dam Barnet, VT Hydropower 2077A D NP N I (spill, 1993) Current
Comerford Dam Barnet, VT Hydropower 2077B D NP N NP Planned 7
Moore Reservoir Dam Littleton, NH Hydropower 2077C D NP N NP Planned 7
Gilman Project Dam Lunenburg, VT Hydropower 2392A D NP N NP Planned 7
Eightmile River Moulson Pond Dam Lyme, CT Hydropower, Aesthetic Unlicensed N O (fishway, 1998) P O (bypass, 1998) Current
Salmon River Leesville Dam East Haddam, CT None None N O (fishway, 1980) N O (spill, 1980) Current
--> Jeremy River Norton Dam Colchester, CT None None D NP N O (spill, 1980) Current
Farmington River Rainbow Dam Windsor, CT Hydropower None N O (ladder, 1976) N O (bypass, 1994) Current
Lower Collinsville Dam Avon, CT None (hydropower proposed) 10822A N P (with hydro) N P (with hydro) Current
Upper Collinsville Dam Canton, CT None (hydropower proposed) 10823A N P (with hydro) N P (with hydro) Current
James Goodwin Dam Hartland, CT Hydropower 4297A U NP U NP Future
Colebrook River Dam Colebrook, CT Flood Control None U NP U NP Future
--> Still River Robertsville Dam Winchester, CT Hydropower Unlicensed D NP N NP Current
--> Mad River Mad River Dam Winchester, CT Flood Control None NN NP N O (spill, 1980) Current
Westfield River DSI/Mitteneague Dam W. Springfield Hydropower 2608A N O (ladder& trap, 1996) N I (1995), O (1996) Current
Woronoco Dam Woronoco, MA Hydropower 2631A D NP N I (1998) Current
Westfield Paper Dam Woronoco, MA None (hydro off line '93) unlicensed* D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Crescent Dam Huntington, MA Hydropower 2986A D NP N O (bypass, 1994) Current
Manhan River Northampton St. Dam Easthampton, MA None None D P D NP Planned
Mill River Route 10 Dam Northampton,MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Paradise Pond Dam Northampton,MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Mill River Dam Northampton,MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Vistron Dam Northampton,MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Rocky Pond Dam Northampton,MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Country Club Pond Dam Northampton,MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Button Shop #1 Dam Northampton,MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Button Shop #2 Dam Northampton,MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Chartpak Dam Williamsburg,MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Brass Mill Pond Dam Williamsburg,MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Near Graham Pond Damm Williamsburg,MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Fort River None - - - - - - - Current
Mill River/Roaring Brook Advocate Dam Hatfield, MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
S.Deerfield Water Supply Dam Whately, MA Water supply None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Roaring Brook Dam Conway, MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Sawmill River Bookmill Dam Montague, MA None 11545A NN Not needed/breached NN No need/no hydro Current
Deerfield River No. 2 Dam Shelburne, MA Hydropower 2323A N P (trap, w/trigger) N I(1996),O(1999) Current
Gardners Falls Dam Shelburne, MA Hydropower 2334A D NP N I(1996),O(1999) Current
No. 3 Dam Shelburne, MA Hydropower 2323B D NP N I(1996),O(1999) Current
No. 4 Dam Buckland, MA Hydropower 2323C D NP N I(1996),O(1999) Current
--> Green River Greenfield Tap & Dye Greenfield, MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Greenfld. Elec./River St. Greenfield, MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Town Swimming Pool Greenfield, MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Pumping Station Dam Greenfield, MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Ten Mile Dam Leyden, MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Green R. Covered Bridge Guilford, VT None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
--> South River Conway Power Dam Conway, MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
North River Kendall No. 1 Dam Colrain, MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Mill River JA Wells Upper Dam Charlemont, MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Dunbar Brook Dunbar Brook Dam Rowe, MA Hydro None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Fall River Bernardston Dam Bernardston, MA None None D NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Millers River New Home Dam Orange, MA Hydropower 6096A,B D NP N NP Current
Athol Dam Athol, MA Hydropower Unlicensed D NP N NP Current
Cresticon Lower Dam Athol, MA Hydropower 10163A D NP N NP Current
Cresticon Upper Dam Athol, MA Hydropower 10163B D NP N NP Current
Tannery Pond Dam Winchendon, MA Hydropower 8895A D NP D NP Future
Hunts Pond Dam Winchendon, MA Hydropower 8012A D NP D NP Not Planned
Ashuelot River Fiske Mill Dam Hinsdale, NH Hydropower 8615A U NP N O(1998) Current
G. E. Robertson Dam Hinsdale, NH Water Diversion None U NP NN NP Current
Ashuelot Paper Dam Winchester, NH Hydropower 7791A U NP N I(1997) Current
Lower Robertson Dam Winchester, NH Hydropower 8235A U NP N I(1997) Current
Upper Roberston Dam Winchester, NH None 8915A* U NP NN NP Current
A. L. Faust Dams Winchester, NH None None NN NP (breached ?) NN NP (breached ?) Current
Town of Winchester Winchester, NH Storage None U NP NN NP Current
Homestead Water Dam Swanzey, NH Storage None U NP NN NP Current
City of Keene Keene, NH Storage None U NP NN NP Future
Surry Mountain Dam Surry, NH Flood Control None U NP NN NP Future
Fountain Forestry Dam Surry, NH None None U NP (breached ?) NN NP (breached ?) Future
Arthur E. Cohen Marlow, NH Hydropower 3309A U NP NN NP Future
Audio Accessories, Inc. Marlow, NH Storage None U NP NN NP Future
L. Harry Mason Washington, NH Storage None U NP NN NP Future
Ashuelot Pond Dam Washington, NH Storage None U NP NN NP Future
May Road Dam Washington, NH Storage None U NP NN NP Future
--> Otter Brook Otter Brook Dam Keene, NH Flood Control None U NP N NP Current
West River Townshend Dam Townshend, VT Flood Control None N O (trap & truck, 1993) N O (spill, 1992) Current
Ball Mountain Dam Jamaica, VT Flood Control 8433A* N O (trap & truck, 1993) N O (drawdown, 1990) Current
Londonderry Dam Londonderry, VT Fire Protection None N O (trap & truck, 1993) NN NP Current
Weston Dam Weston, VT Light Industrial None N O (trap & truck, 1993) NN NP Current
Cold River Villa's Pool Dam Alstead, NH None (natural barrier) None U NP NN NP Current
Saxtons River None - - - - - - - Current
Williams River Brockway Mills Rockingham, VT Hydro (not operating) 3131A D NP N No need-hydro not operating Current
Black River Lovejoy Dam Springfield, VT Hydropower 9649A U NP N O (1999) Current
Slack Dam Springfield, VT Hydropower 8014A U NP N O (bypass, 1995) Current
Comtu Falls Dam Springfield, VT Hydropower 7888A U NP N I (bypass, 1995)
O(1996)
Current
Gilman Dam Springfield, VT Hydropower 9650A NN NP (passable) N I (1997) Current
Fellows Dam Springfield, VT Hydropower 9648A U NP N O (1999) Current
North Springfield Dam Springfield, VT Flood Control None U NP N O(spill, 1995) Current
Towles Hill Dam Weathersfield VT None 7932A* U NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Perkinsville Dam Weathersfield VT None None U NP NN No need/no hydro Current
Cavendish Dam Cavendish, VT Hydropower 2489A U NP N I ('95), O('96 - testing) Current
Little Sugar River None - - - - - - - Current
Sugar River Sweetwater/Coy Paper Claremont, NH Hydropower 10898A U NP N I (bypass, 1995) Current
Homestead Industries Claremont, NH None None U NP NN No need -no hydro Current
Lafayette St./Lower Vill. Claremont, NH Hydropower 9088A U NP N O (bypass, 1996) Current
Claremont Paper Dam Claremont, NH Hydropower 6756A U NP N I (bypass, 1995) Current
Upper Sullivan Dam Claremont, NH None 7049A* U NP NN No need - no hydro Current
Broad Street Dam Claremont, NH None None U NP NN No need - no hydro Current
Claremont Water Powr Claremont, NH None 7045A* U NP NN No need - no hydro Current
Sugar River 1 Dam Newport, NH Hydropower 3320A U NP D NP Future
Ottaquechee River White Current Dam Hartland, VT Hydropower 2787A U NP D NP Future
North Hartland Dam Hartland, VT Hydropower/Flood Control 2816A U NP D NP Future
Deweys Mills Dam Hartland, VT Hydropower 5313A U NP D NP Future
Emory Mills Dam Hartland, VT Hydropower 5195A U NP D NP Future
Taftsville Dam Taftsville, VT Hydropower 2490A U NP D NP Future
Mascoma River Glen Road Dam Lebanon, NH Hydropower 8405A U NP D NP Future
Mascoma Dam #1 Lebanon, NH Hydropower 9403A U NP D NP Future
Mascoma Lake Dam Lebanon, NH Storage None NN NN (breached ?) NN NN (breached ?) Future
White River
--> First Branch
Eaton Mills Dam Royalton, VT None None D NP NN NP Current
Tunbridge Dam Tunbridge, VT Hydropower 11090A D P N P (with hydro) Current
White River
--> Third Branch
Bethel Mills Dam Bethel, VT Hydropower 9826A D NP N P Current
Park St. Dam Randolph, VT Water Supply None U NP NN NP Current
Ompompanoosuc R. Union Village Dam Thetford, VT Flood Control 8692A* D NP NN NP Current
Great Falls Dam Thetford, VT None 9085A* U NP NN No Need/no hydro Current
Shingle Mill Dam West Fairlee, VT None 7614A* U NP NN No Need/no hydro Current
Waits River Bradford Dam Bradford, VT Hydropower 2488A U NP D NP Future
Ammonoosuc River Woodsville Dam Woodsville, NH Hydropower 5307A D P N O (1990) Current
Ammonoosuc Dam Bath, NH Hydropower 4609A D P N O (1988) Current
Lisbon Dam Lisbon, NH Hydropower 3464A D P N O (1988) Current
Littleton Dam/Apthorp Littleton, NH Hydropower 11313A D P N I(1995),O(1998) Current
Bethlehem Dam Bethlehem, NH Hydropower 7860A D P N NP Current
Wells River Newbury Dam Newbury, VT Hydropower 5261A U NP N NP Current
Wells River Dam Newbury, VT Hydropower 4770A U NP N NP Current
Stevens River Barnet Dam Barnet, VT Hydropower 5702A U NP N O (?) Current
Passumpsic River East Barnet Dam Barnet, VT Hydropower 3051A D NP N I(1996),O(1998) Current
Passumpsic Dam Barnet, VT Hydropower 2400A D NP N I (1995) ,O(1997) Current
Gage Dam St. Johnsbury VT Hydropower 2397A D NP N I (1995),O(1997) Current
Arnold Falls Dam St. Johnsbury VT Hydropower 2399A D NP N I (1995) Current
Pierce Mills Dam St. Johnsbury VT Hydropower 2396A D NP N I (1995) Current
Great Falls Dam Lyndon, VT Hydropower 2839A D NP N P Current
Vail Dam Lyndon, VT Hydropower 3090A D NP N I (1997) Current
East Burke Dam Burke, VT Fire Protection None D NP NN No need Current
--> Sleepers River Emerson Falls Dam St. Johnsbury VT Hydropower 7809A U NP N NP Current
Fairbanks Mill Dam St. Johnsbury VT None #6649A* U NP NN No need/no hydro Future
Johns River Unknown Whitefield, NH None None ? ? ? ? Future
Israel River Lower Project Dam Lancaster, NH Hydropower 8733A U NP D NP Future
Upper Project Dam Lancaster, NH Hydropower 7391A U NP D NP Future
Upper Ammonoosuc River Weston Dam Groveton Hydropower 7833A U NP D NP Future
Brooklyn Dam Groveton Hydropower proposed 11128A U NP D NP Future
Red Dam Groveton Hydropower proposed 11128B U NP D NP Future
Paul Stream None - - - - - - - Future
Nulhegan River None - - - - - - - Future
Mohawk River None - - - - - - - Future

 

 
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