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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Operations Information
List of Specific Station Operations

Current Watershed Operations Information - Mascoma, Suncook, Salmon Falls, Powwow, Soucook, Lamprey, Exeter and Piscataquog

Station: Horace Lake (Weare)

Horace Lake dam is located at the north/east end of the lake in Weare.

The following parameter is currently
being measured at this site:

Horace Lake Stage (Lake Elevation), precipitation, temperature,
and humidity. Note: Precipitation is not recorded for the winter 
months from October to April.

Summer Operations
Water level is maintained at full pond. Full Pond is equal to the 0.0 mark
on the staff gauge at the dam, or equal to the top of the spillway.

Seasonal Fall Drawdown
The lake is lowered beginning the weekend after Columbus Day, 
gradually drawn down to five feet. 

Spring Refill
Refilling starts about May 1st. The refill is completed 
no earlier than May 15.

Note: Water levels generally fluctuate in response to precipitation,
snowmelt, drought or other meteorological conditions. Target water levels 
are maintained by the adjustment of flows at the dam in response 
to these conditions.

Related Information

NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
(603) 271-3503 | TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964 | Hours: M-F, 8am-4pm

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