created April 2, 2015
modified October 9, 2018
verified October 9, 2018

Middlefield Dams
NUMBER NAME POND HAZARD CLASS
8201 Lake Beseck Dam Lake Beseck B
8202 Wadsworth Falls Dam #2 Wadsworth Falls Pond BB
8203 Gunsight Pond Dam Scope Pond Dam BB
8204 Coginchaug River Dam #1 Old Pistol Shop B
8205 Laurel Brook Reservoir Laurel Brook Reservoir BB

Dam Safety Status as issued by DEEP as of January 22, 2016.



Hazard Classes
Class Damage Level Type of Damage Economic Loss
AA: Negligible Minor damage to roads, land or structures Negligible
A: Low Damage to agricultural lands, unimproved roadways Minimal
BB: Moderate Damage to normally unoccupied storage structures, low volume roadways Moderate
B: Significant Possible loss of life, minor damage to habitatible structures and residences, convalescent homes. Damage to primary roadways and rail lines Significant
C: High Probable loss of life, major damage to habitable structures, residences, convalescent homes, schools, etc. Damage to major highways High
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