West Hill Dam, Massachusetts
Dry Reservoir is the result of West Hill Dam on the West River in Worcester County, Massachusetts and is used for flood control and recreation purposes. Construction was completed in 1961. It has a normal surface area of 1 acres. It is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
West Hill Dam, also known as Dry Reservoir is of earthen construction, a gravity dam. The core is earth. The foundation is soil. Its height is 48 feet with a length of 2400 feet. Maximum discharge is 8900 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 29500 acre feet. Normal storage is 1 acre feet. It drains an area of 28 square miles.
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