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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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Water DamsMoyie Dam - Boundary County, ID

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This concrete gravity dam impounds the Moyie River just 1.5 miles upstream of its confluence with the Kootenai River. It was built by and is operated by the city of Bonners Ferry, Idaho.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/28/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsMill Pond Dam, Dorchester, Ontario, Canada

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As is usual this mill pond dam is known as the 'Mill Pond Dam'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member chartmaker

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/28/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsBeckley Furnace Dam - Canaan CT

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The dam was originally built in 1847 as the power source for the Beckeley Furnance. Today it is a Connecticut State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 1/26/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsNimbus Dam (forebay) American River, Sacramento Co, CA

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Built in the fifties, this dam provides secondary generation of electrical power to the State grid. It is Dept of the Interior property.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 1/22/2015

last visited: 1/27/2015

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Water DamsRock Bottom Dam - Binghamton, NY

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This dam is on the Susquehanna River and is visible from the Park Diner

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsDam at the Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge - Charlo, Montana

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To locate the Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge and this dam: from Hwy. 93 south of Ronan, turn west on Hwy. 212. Continue 3 km. to the entrance. Turn south on the dirt road, go through the gate and continue to the parking area, 900 meters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/23/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsFlint Creek Dam - Philipsburg, MT

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Flint Creek Dam created Georgetown Lake by containing Flint Creek as it passes from east to west through the Flint Creek Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/16/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsChocorua River Dam - Chocorua, NH

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This small dam on the Chocorua River is part flood control but also creates a "bioretention cell" and a small roadside park along Route 16 in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 12/12/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsBagnell Dam Scenic Overlook

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Scenic overlook of the Bagnell Dam just outside of Osage Beach Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member singleshot54

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/24/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsBarrage à aiguille de Vallet à Dierre (Centre, France)

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(fr) Barrage à aiguille de Vallet sur le village de Dierre (eng) Dam needle on the village of Vallet Dierre

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragon Ball

location: Centre, France

date approved: 11/12/2014

last visited: 1/27/2015

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Water DamsBootawa Dam, Manning Valley, NSW

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Bootawa Dam is a holding reservoir/dam for the Great Lakes and Greater Taree areas (7,000 square km). Water is pumped from the Manning River above the tidal zone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 10/27/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsSanford Dam -- Lake Meredith, nr Fritch TX

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A long dam on a dry lake which has never fulfilled its purpose is worth visiting just to see usually hidden dam infrastructure and get a lesson on the need to conserve water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/20/2014

last visited: 10/20/2014

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Water DamsLake Maloya Dam -- Sugarite Cyn SP, nr Raton NM

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An earthen dam across Sugarite Creek creates Lake Maloya in beautiful Sugarite Canyon State park near Raton NM

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: 10/14/2014

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Water DamsHyatt Dam - Jackson County, OR

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This reservoir dam is located at Hyatt Lake at the SW end.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/10/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsOroville Dam - Oroville, California

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Oroville Dam is an earthfill embankment dam on the Feather River east of the city of Oroville, California. At 770 feet (230 m) high, it is the tallest dam in the U.S. and serves mainly for water supply, hydroelectricity generation and flood control.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsSylvan Lake Water Dam - Custer State Park, South Dakota

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a water dam located on the Sylvan Lake in Custer State Park (South Dakota) USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Water DamsKilmorack Dam/Power Station - Kilmorack, Scotland

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The Kilmorack Dam, which includes a Power Station, is located in the small hamlet of Kilmorack in Inverness-shire in the Highlands of Scotland. It is located on the River Beauly and is operated by Scottish Hydro.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsBerlin Dam - Portage County, Ohio

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Berlin Dam was built in 1942 for flood control on the Mahoning River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lonewolf5929

location: Ohio

date approved: 8/21/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsGatun Dam - Gatun Lake, Panama

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This dam was constructed on the Charges River between 1907 and 1913 in order to create Lake Gatun which is an essential part of the Panama Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Panama

date approved: 8/19/2014

last visited: 1/23/2012

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Water DamsSchwarzenbach-Talsperre - Forbach/Germany

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Schwarzenbach - Talsperre im Nordschwarzwald bei Forbach. Schwarzenbach reservoir in the northern Black Forest in Forbach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KaPsTeam

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 8/19/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsPejar Dam - Crookwell, NSW

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Pejar Dam is one of two dams that supply drinking water for the City of Goulburn, Australia's first inland city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsKettle Falls Dam: Voyageurs National Park, Island View, MN

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This dam was built between 1910-14 by Minnesota and Ontario Power Company to regulate the water flow on the Rainy River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/24/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsThe Vergennes dams, Massachusetts

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A nice dams create for electricity purposes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/24/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsMcArthur Lake Dam - McArthur, ID

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McArthur Lake Wildlife Management Area was established in 1942 to protect and enhance waterfowl habitat. It is between Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry on Highway 95 in Bonner and Boundary Counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Water DamsRifle Gap Dam - Garfield County, Colorado, USA

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The Rifle Gap Dam is part of a reservoir system to provide water for irrigation with the benefit of recreation facilities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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