Recreation / Flood Risk Management (Corps-Operated)



Flood Risk Management Projects, Dams, Reservoirs, Hurricane Barriers, and Local Protection Projects

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Connecticut Recreation and Flood Risk Management Projects

Recreation Areas and Flood Risk Management Projects in Connecticut

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District has constructed 12 flood risk management protection dams and three hurricane protection projects (operating and maintaining the Stamford Hurricane Barrier) in Connecticut. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, working with agencies of the state of Connecticut, provides quality outdoor recreational opportunities at each of the eight USACE-operated flood risk management reservoirs located within the state. Explore recreational opportunities with the interactive map below by clicking on the for details about each project.


The lands and waters of these civil works water resource projects are managed to conserve the natural resources as well as for the primary authorized purpose of flood risk management.

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Updated: May 6, 2019