Category Archives: Clary Lake Dam

15 October 2019: Minor Repairs to Clary Lake Dam Completed

Last spring when the water level reached the top of the Clary Lake dam we discovered a few leaks that were missed during major repairs last fall. There were three gaps between stones near the south end of the dam … Continue reading

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08 July 2019: Aquafortis Associates LLC Appeals BEP Ruling

In a move that defies understanding, Aquafortis Associates LLC (AQF) has decided to appeal the June 6th Board of Environmental Protection (BEP) ruling denying their appeal of the DEP transfer of the Water Level Order to the Clary Lake Association … Continue reading

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06 June 2019: BEP Denies AQF Appeal

In a decision that should come as a surprise to no one, the Board of Environmental Protection after listening to comments from Aquafortis Associates LLC [AQF] and others, summarily denied AQF’s appeal of the December 2018 DEP Order transferring the … Continue reading

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01 May 2019: DEP Approves Water Level Management Plan

We have received provisional approval of our Water Level Management Plan [WLMP] from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. The WLMP details the procedures we’ll be following to operate the Clary Lake dam and manage the water level so as to … Continue reading

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April 2019 Water Level Chart Archived

I have archived the April 2019 Water Level Chart (at left). The most notable thing about this chart is that it shows the lake level rose up to the High Water Mark (HWM) on the first day of the month, for … Continue reading

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24 April 2019: Water Over The Dam

We’ve received a lot of rain over the past week resulting in a full lake and a nice sedate outflow over the dam. Older folks will recall that this is what Spring is like on Clary Lake. There’s about 2.5″ … Continue reading

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02 April 2019: Yet Another Video of Clary Lake Dam

For 10 years I’ve waited to see water flowing over the Clary Lake dam again. It’s finally come to pass, and I’m not tired of it yet. I took this video this morning and posted it to our Facebook page. … Continue reading

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01 April 2019 Video: Lake at HWM, Water Over the Dam

For the first time in over a decade, the water level of Clary Lake is at the HWM and there is water going over the dam. No this isn’t an April Fools joke, here’s the video to prove it:

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21 March 2019: Lake Level Staff Gauge Installed

Work to come into compliance with the Clary Lake Water Level Order (WLO) continues. Special Condition #6 of the WLO requires that the dam owner install a lake level staff gauge graduated in feet and tenths of a foot located … Continue reading

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10 February 2019 Clary Lake Dam Repairs: Opening the Original Log Weir

Here are some videos that I took back on 9 November 2018 showing the PCS crew opening up the original log sluice. With all the excitement at the time, I forgot to post them! Enjoy.

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