Reservoir System after the 1955 Hurricane

Whiting Street Reservoir after the Hurricane of August 18 and 19 1955

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  • mains from Ashley and McLean breeched at corner of Beech and Northampton Streets
  • White Reservoir berm collapsed
  • Intake Reservoir filled with sediment
  • Carmody Reservoir had the southeast corner of its embankment washed away
  • Manhan was under construction so not much happened
  • Whiting Street had $55,000 in damage to the berm
  • Ashley had damaged roads, culverts, and guard rails
  • Bray Reservoir Dam breeched and damages estimated at $30,000

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