EAST BARRE DETENTION RESERVOIR AT EAST BARRE

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


The East Barre Detention Reservoir is located in the town of East Barre, Vermont. This reservoir was constructed in 1979 as a flood control measure under the Flood Control Act of 1944. The reservoir provides flood protection to the downstream communities along the Jail Branch River. The reservoir's hydrology is fed by surface flow and snowpack melt from the surrounding mountains. The primary agricultural use of the area near the reservoir is hay farming. The reservoir also provides recreational opportunities for fishing and boating. The reservoir has a capacity of 28 million gallons and covers an area of 31 acres. It is managed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

July 19, 2024

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change -0.83%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,126.15 ft
2011-07-24
Maximum 1,158.45 ft
2024-02-26
Average 1,130 ft
Dam_Height 65
Hydraulic_Height 60
Drainage_Area 39
Year_Completed 1935
Nid_Storage 23550
Structural_Height 65
River_Or_Stream JAIL BRANCH
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Foundations Soil
Surface_Area 687
Hazard_Potential High
Dam_Length 1632
Nid_Height 65

Regional Streamflow

106

Cubic Feet Per Second

11

Cubic Feet Per Second

616

Cubic Feet Per Second

410

Cubic Feet Per Second

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