Stillwater Dam (Maine)

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Stillwater Dam
Stillwater Dam (Maine) is located in Maine
Stillwater Dam (Maine)
Location of Stillwater Dam in Maine
CountryUnited States
LocationOld Town, Penobscot County, Maine
Coordinates44°54′43″N 68°41′02″W / 44.9118100°N 68.6837800°W / 44.9118100; -68.6837800Coordinates: 44°54′43″N 68°41′02″W / 44.9118100°N 68.6837800°W / 44.9118100; -68.6837800
Opening date1937
Owner(s)Black Bear Hydro
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsStillwater River
Height20 ft (6 m)
Length1,768 ft (539 m)[1]
Power Station
Installed capacity1.95 MW

The Stillwater Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Stillwater River in Old Town north of downtown Orono in Penobscot County, Maine. As a part of the Penobscot River restoration and the removal of the Great Works and Veazie dams, the Stillwater Dam and the Orono Dam will be upgraded to maintain previous levels of power generation.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dams in Maine". Maine.gov. Retrieved 19 December 2012.
  2. ^ McCrea, Nick (June 11, 2012). "Crews begin removing Great Works dam; interior secretary calls effort 'milestone for river conservation'". Bangor Daily News.
  3. ^ McCrea, Nick (June 19, 2012). "Black Bear Hydro seeking Army Corps approval of hydroelectric dam upgrades". Bangor Daily News.