Category Archives: Clary Lake Dam Repairs

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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02 January 2019 Lincoln County News: Clary Lake Dam Repairs Complete

There’s an article in this week’s Lincoln County News by staff reporter Jessica Clifford about the Clary Lake dam. Clary Lake Dam Repairs Complete Here’s an archived copy for your convenience: Clary Lake Dam Repairs Complete  

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Central Maine Papers: Repairs to Whitefield’s Clary Lake Dam completed

There’s an article that appeared in the Sunday December 23rd Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel by Central Maine Papers staff writer Jessica Lowell about the Clary Lake dam and the Rubin/Ayer v. Smith/AQF lawsuit which went to trial last week. … Continue reading

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24 December 2018: Water Over the Weir

I had intended to post some news and pictures on the dam repairs before now but I have been out straight and only now, the day before Christmas, have I found the time to sit down and do it. Last … Continue reading

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15 December 2018: Dam Repairs Completed!

On Friday December 14th, 2018 the PCS crew finished forming up the original log sluice gate in the middle of the dam and poured concrete, bringing to completion the major repairs to the Clary Lake dam. I can hardly believe … Continue reading

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11 December 2018: Dam Repairs Resume!

Repair work on the Clary Lake dam has been on hold for a few weeks while we waited for the water level behind the dam to fall enough to allow work to resume. We weren’t sure if a sufficient work-window … Continue reading

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25 November 2018: Clary Lake Ice Report and Repair Update

Clary Lake was completely ice-covered by late afternoon on Friday, November 23rd, just one day after Thanksgiving. This is the earliest ice-in date we’ve recorded since we started keeping track (check out the Ice-In and Ice-Out Dates page). The lake … Continue reading

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16 November 2018: Shooting Gunite Videos

Here are a couple of short videos of Rick Pease of PCS Specialty Contracting “shooting” gunite into the Clary Lake dam yesterday:

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16 November 2018: Shooting Gunite!

Yesterday was a landmark day at the Clary Lake dam for several reasons, not just because the underground storage tank was removed but also because PCS “shot gunite” to seal the upstream face of the dam! What an exciting (and … Continue reading

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12 November 2018: Clary Lake Dam Repairs Day 5

Day 5 of Clary Lake dam repairs: cleaning old mortar out of the seams on the upstream face of the dam in preparation to sealing them against leaking with gunite.

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