Questions were raised as to the actual condition of the dam. Here’s a list of some repairs and upgrades which were noted by the dam owner in the process before the Sutton Conservation Commission.
November, 2008: Routine maintenance – mow downstream face, debris from the drain lines, seal gap between spillway box and stone masonry, repair spillway floor and expansion joints, repoint upstream face above waterlevel.
September, 2008: Improvements to the cage around the gate.
2005: Repair to spillway concrete box culvert.
1960: Extensive changes with the crest widened and raised and the downstream embankment was constructed.
1836: Original construction.