Palmer Dam / Deans Mill Water Treatment Plant

Construction of a new dam structure and related appurtenances at the Deans Mill Reservoir and Water Treatment Plant in Palmer, CT.

Client:   Aquarion Water Company
Designer:  Tighe & Bond

Project Features

  • Reconstruction of the dam structure, spill containment area, water mains, and crest gates.
  • Steel sheet cofferdam cells installed to hold back 88 million gallons of reservoir water.
  • Construction of a temporary water intake system.
  • Sedimentation basin modifications.
  • Demolition of the existing dam, distribution building, chemical building and portions of the tailrace and spillway.

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