Quaddick Reservoir Article

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Quaddick Reservoir
Location Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Coordinates 41°57′23″N 71°49′01″W / 41.956360°N 71.816834°W / 41.956360; -71.816834
QUADDICK RESERVOIR Latitude and Longitude:

41°57′23″N 71°49′01″W / 41.956360°N 71.816834°W / 41.956360; -71.816834
TypeReservoir
Primary inflows Five Mile River, Robbins Brook, Poor Farm Brook, Blackmore Brook
Primary outflows Five Mile River
Catchment area35 square miles (91 km2)
Basin countries United States
Surface area408 acres (1.65 km2)
Max. depth18 feet (5.5 m)
Surface elevation403 feet (123 m) (85 m)
IslandsGreen, McNerney's, Brandy Hill
Sections/sub-basinsLower, Middle and Upper

Quaddick Reservoir [1] is a reservoir in Windham County, Connecticut, USA, in the town of Thompson. The reservoir originated with the completion of a dam on the Five Mile River in 1865. [2] The reservoir has three sections: Lower (124 acres), [3] Middle (203 acres), [4] and Upper (81 acres). [5] Quaddick State Park sits on the eastern shore of the Middle Reservoir. [6]

References

  1. ^ "Quaddick State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Quaddick Reservoir". Quaddick Reservoir Association. Retrieved February 20, 2015.
  3. ^ "Quaddick Reservoir (Lower)" (PDF). Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. September 2011. Retrieved February 20, 2015.
  4. ^ "Quaddick Reservoir (Middle)" (PDF). Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. September 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 13, 2014. Retrieved February 20, 2015.
  5. ^ "Quaddick Reservoir (Upper)" (PDF). Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. September 2011. Retrieved February 20, 2015.
  6. ^ "Quaddick State Park". State Parks and Forests. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Archived from the original on April 30, 2013. Retrieved February 20, 2015.

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