VT

Otter Creek : P-2558

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Waterway: Otter Cr

Authorized capacity: 22.8 mW

License issued: 10/23/2014
License expires: 9/30/2054

Licensee: Green Mountain Power Corp

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The project is located on Otter Creek in Addison and Rutland Counties, Vermont and consists of three developments: Proctor, Beldens, and Huntington Falls.

The Proctor Development consists of a 128-foot-long, 13-foot-high masonry, concrete-capped dam with a 3-foot-high inflatable flashboard system.  The dam is located at river mile (RM) 64.2 and impounds a reservoir with a surface area of 95 acres and a usable storage capacity of 275 acre-feet at a normal maximum water surface elevation of 469.5 feet above mean sea level (msl).

The Beldens Development consists of a concrete dam with 2.5-foot-high wooden flashboards.  The dam comprises two sections on either side of a bedrock island:  a 15-foot-high, 56-foot-long section on the west side (Beldens west dam) and a 24‑foot‑high, 57-foot-long section on the east side (Beldens east dam).  The dam is located at RM 23 and impounds a reservoir with a surface area of 22 acres and a usable storage capacity of 253 acre-feet at a normal maximum water surface elevation of 283 feet msl.

The Huntington Falls Development consists of a 31-foot-high, 187-foot-long concrete dam with a 2.5-foot-high inflatable flashboard system.  The dam is located at RM 21 and impounds a reservoir with a surface area of 23 acres with a storage capacity of 234 acre-feet at a normal maximum water surface elevation of 217.8 feet msl.