The McLean Reservoir, constructed in 1903 and located in the City of Holyoke, Massachusetts, is owned and operated by the Holyoke Water Works. The Reservoir has an impound capacity of 365 million gallons and a safe yield of 0.5 million gallons of water per day. The Reservoir drainage area is 319 acres, of which 1,320 acres encompassing both the McLean and Ashley Reservoirs is owned by the Holyoke Water Works. The McLean Reservoir dam is an earth fill dam with a total height of 35 feet and an approximate length of 700 feet. The dam is classified by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) as a Large size structure and a Significant (Class II) hazard dam.
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Last Updated on January 26, 2013 by EileenP