Arctic Dam – West Warwick Rhode Island

Arctic DamClient: Natco Products Corporation
155 Brookside Avenue
West Warwick, RI
Completion Date: 2008 (actual or estimated)
Entire Project ($000): NA

Relevant Project Features:

  • Visual and Dive Inspection of Dam
  • Alternatives Evaluation Memorandum
  • Prepared EAP
  • Prepared FERC Part 12D Safety Inspection Report

Photo 2RT Group, Inc. (RTG) was retained by NATCO Products Corporation to complete a visual and dive inspection of their Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) licensed hydroelectric facility in response to a RIDEM deficiencies letter. Following this inspection, RTG prepared an Alternatives Evaluation Memorandum to address seepage at the right abutment of the dam and a leaking low-level outlet pipe.

RTG was subsequently retained by NATCO Products Corporation to prepare and submit the Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and to prepare the Part 12D Safety Inspection Report for the dam. As part of this process, Mr. James B. Russell, P.E., of RTG was approved as an independent consultant by FERC.