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Saco River and Camp Ellis

Note: This is an archive of documents related to erosion issues in the Camp Ellis section of Saco and Saco River maintenance. If you are looking for information about usage fees for parking, pier/float use or boat launching, please see our Camp Ellis Fees page.

SACO RIVER FEDERAL NAVIGATION PROJECT MAINTENANCE DREDGING OTHER Environmental assessments and correspond between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife / Department of the Interior

Draft Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment
This examines alternatives to prevent and mitigate for erosion along Camp Ellis Beach resulting from the Saco River Federal navigation project.
April, 2013 Saco River and Camp Ellis Shoreline Damage Mitigation, January 23, 2013 PDF, 11MB

A Fiscal Impact Analysis of the Saco River & Camp Ellis Beach Shore Damage Mitigation Project PDF, 4.7MB

Surf Street dune reconstruction
Recommendations for Surf Street dune reconstruction PDF, 204K
Potential dune construction area JPEG image, 388K, will open in new window
LIDAR topography JPEG image, 320K, will open in new window
DFIRM panel JPEG image, 284K, will open in new window

Funding options Below are links to information on various methods of funding future mitigation activities as required by the Project Cooperation Agreement.

Title 30A Chapter 205 Community Development PDF, 908K
Title 30A Chapter 206 Municipal Capital Improvement Districts PDF, 1.2MB

Saco River and Camp Ellis Beach Section 111 Project
Final Draft Report PDF, 18.9MB

Appendix A-3 PDF, 3.9MB
Appendix A-6 PDF, 1.6MB
Appendix A-8 PDF, 8.7MB
Appendix A-9 PDF, 1MB
Appendix A-11 PDF, 2.2MB
Appendix A-13 PDF, 800KB
Appendix B-6 PDF, 1MB
Appendix B-9 PDF, 2MB
Appendix B-3-2 PDF, 72KB
Appendix B-3-1 PDF, 92KB
Appendix B-11 PDF, 3MB
Appendix B-13 PDF, 1MB
Appendix C-11 PDF, 156KB
Appendix C-13 PDF, 444KB

Related files
Saco Bay Regional Beach Management Plan, 2000 PDF, 6.8MB
Past shoreline positions PDF, 520KB
Project Cooperation Agreement PDF, 912KB
River Committee Interlocal Agreement PDF, 348KB
Saco River and Camp Ellis Beach Shore Mitigation Project (PDF file, 2.9MB)

Photos of Camp Ellis damage from May, 2005 storm (Slideshow, javascript required)

Southern Maine Beach Profile Monitoring: A plan for program continuation Note: You must have javascript and pop up windows enabled to view this presentation