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Scope/Content: Abstract: The Wapping Road Dam in the Jones River watershed is proposed for removal as part of a broader stream restoration effort to restore aquatic habitat and anadromous fish species migration throughout the upstream portion of the Jones River and tributaries. The Draft Record of Decision proposes to grant a waiver from the requirement to prepare a mandatory Environmental Impact Report, pursuant to Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act. The document contains a project description, summary of potential environmental impacts, summary of proposed mitigation measures, waiver requests, and findings. Scope/Content: Author affiliation: Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Scope/Content: Dam type: concrete Scope/Content: Reservoir size: 9.5 acre-ft. Height: 6.6 ft. Length: 57 ft. Scope/Content: Date constructed: 1920.
Alternative analysis Ecology and river restoration Fisheries and fish passage Legal and policy Dams Dam retirement
Jones River, MA Wapping Road Dam Lat: 41 deg, 59' 36.78" N; Long: 70 deg, 44' 54.23" W