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A dam is a barrier across flowing water that obstructs, directs or retards the flow, often creating a reservoir, lake or impoundment.
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Image for Chief Joseph Dam, Bridgeport, Douglas and Okanogan counties, WA, USAview gallery

SESE15.4 km

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Water DamsChief Joseph Dam, Bridgeport, Douglas and Okanogan counties, WA, USA

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This is Washington's and the USA's second largest hydroelectric dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/5/2012

last visited: 7/12/2007

Image for Wells Dam - Pateros, WAview gallery

SWSW18 km

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Water DamsWells Dam - Pateros, WA

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Rated at 840 megawatts, Wells Dam has one tenth the generating capacity of Grand Coulee Dam, the largest on the Columbia and the largest in the country, but is a fairly large operation, nonetheless.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 6/1/2018

last visited: never

Image for Lake Chelan Dam - Chelan, WAview gallery

SWSW34.1 km

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Water DamsLake Chelan Dam - Chelan, WA

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Today an NRHP property, this facility's dam is the fifth to be built on the site, while the powerhouse remains the original.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 6/2/2018

last visited: never

Image for Coulee Dam, Washingtonview gallery

EE61 km

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Water DamsCoulee Dam, Washington

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The Grand Coulee Dam is almost a mile long at 5223 feet. The spillway is 1,650 feet wide. It's 550 feet high. Its hydraulic height of 380 feet is more than twice that of Niagara Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SeabeckTribe

location: Washington

date approved: 12/7/2008

last visited: 8/24/2013

Image for Rocky Reach Dam, Wenatchee, Chelan County, WA, USAview gallery

SWSW73.7 km

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Water DamsRocky Reach Dam, Wenatchee, Chelan County, WA, USA

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Rocky Reach Dam is in Chelan County, WA, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/5/2012

last visited: 1/31/2014

Image for Ross Dam - North Cascades, WAview gallery

NWNW118.3 km

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Water DamsRoss Dam - North Cascades, WA

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The Ross dam is one of a cluster of three dams on the Skagit River operated by Seattle City Light. It was the last and largest of the 3 dams built and was built in 3 stages from 1937 to 1953.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 8/5/2008

last visited: 1/22/2011

Image for Skaha Lake Outlet Dam - Okanagan Falls, BCview gallery

NN139.4 km

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Water DamsSkaha Lake Outlet Dam - Okanagan Falls, BC

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There used to be a natural fall of water here before the present dam was built in the 1950s for flood control purposes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: never

Image for Saddle Lake Dam - Grand Forks, BC/Canadaview gallery

NENE139.9 km

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Water DamsSaddle Lake Dam - Grand Forks, BC/Canada

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Saddle Lake was dammed as an irrigation reservoir and hosts some interesting fauna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/10/2012

last visited: 1/29/2014

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