Official notification of the Mauch Chunk Creek Watershed having been completed and ready for impounding water, was made by R. M. Davis, conservationist for the state Soil Conservation Service. Davis, in a letter to Rep. Daniel J. Flood of Wilkes-Barre, a prime supporter of the project, noted that the multiple-purpose dam on the Mauch Chunk Creek has ben completed and will be an asset to Jim Thorpe and surrounding communities. The dam will provide flood prevention and storing of water for recreation and municipal and industrial users.