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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 DamsCorbyville Dam- Corbyville, ON

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Historic dam in Corbyville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/6/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsLake Vyrnwy Dam, Llanwddyn, Powys, Wales, UK

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Lake Vyrnwy is a stone-built dam, built in the 1880s, was the first of its kind in the world. The nature reserve and the area around it are jointly managed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), and Severn Trent Water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/6/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsWirtz (nee Granite Shoals) Dam – Marble Falls, TX

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Built in tandem with Starcke Dam downstream, Wirtz Dam was constructed primarily to provide hydroelectric power. The dam forms Lake LBJ another ‘pearl’ in the Highland Lakes string, altogether a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/6/2013

last visited: 5/27/2013

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Water DamsTom Miller Dam & Lake Austin – Austin, TX

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Completed in early 1940, Tom Miller Dam, which forms Lake Austin, is the 3rd completed & furthest downstream of LCRA’s 6 Highland Lakes Chain dams, a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/6/2013

last visited: 11/8/2014

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Water DamsMansfield Dam – Travis County, TX

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At 278 feet high and over 7,089 feet long, Mansfield (nee Marshall Ford) Dam is the 2nd largest of the LCRA dams, and its Lake Travis is the largest reservoir. Completed in 1942, flood control and water management are its primary goals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Water DamsLake Buchanan Dam - Burnet, Texas

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Completed in 1937 as the first of the Highland Lakes chain (and launching the LCRA), Lake Buchanan is the largest multiple-arch dam in the U.S. and a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: 6/28/2007

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Water DamsInks Lake Dam - Llano County, Texas

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Inks Lake is the second (by months) of what became the Highland Lakes Chain, a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas, designed for water management (drought & flood) and power generation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: 8/15/2014

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Water DamsMedina Dam – Mico, Texas

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When built in Nov 1912, Medina Dam was the 4th-largest dam in the US. A Texas Historic Landmark, & a TX ASCE Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas, it is also listed in the Nat’l Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsOld Appleton Mill Dam - Old Appleton, Missouri

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Old mill dam on the Apple Creek in Old Appleton, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsNiagara Dam, Menzies, Western Australia, Australia

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A dam built in central Western Australia for steam engines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ROSS1957

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsClarence Cannon Dam - Ralls County, Missouri

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Embankment and concrete dam in northeast Missouri creating Mark Twain Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsNove Mlyny Dam - South Moravia, Czech Republic

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Nove Mlyny Dam - South Moravia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: 10/10/2013

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Water DamsDiga di Contra - Tenero-Contra, TI, Switzerland

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The Diga di Contra, commonly known as Verzasca dam is a concrete arch dam North of Locarno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Tessin (TI), Switzerland

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsLake Wappapello Dam - Wappapello, Missouri

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Large earthen dam on St Francis River forming Lake Wappapello in southeast Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsLinwood Pond Dam - Whitinsville MA

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Built to creat power for the Linwood Mill on site in 1866

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/10/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsFairmount Dam - Philadelphia, PA

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The original Fairmount Dam on the Schuylkill River was completed in 1822 channeling water into the Waterworks, and acting as a spillway. The original dam was replaced in 1928 and is currently still exists.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/10/2013

last visited: 8/20/2013

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Water DamsDiga di Morasco - Val Formazza, Italy

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The Formazza valley is home to many artificial lakes created during the first decades of the twentieth century for the production of hydroelectric power.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Piemonte, Italy

date approved: 7/24/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsShingle Mill-Wagon Shop Site, Dam and Waterway - Sutton, MA

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Dam and Waterway connecting to the pond and dam across the street is the site of the Shingle Mill and Wagon Shop.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsHumpback Dam - Langford, BC

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Located beside Humpback Road in Langford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/18/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsMansfield Roller Mill Dam ~ Mansfield, Indiana

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This Water Dam backs up a mill pond for the turbine of the historic Mansfield Roller Mill located at 6089 S Mill Road in Mansfield, Indiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/13/2013

last visited: 5/30/2014

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Water DamsTownshend Dam - Townshend, VT

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Townsend Dam

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Vermont

date approved: 7/13/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsBridgeton 1823 Grist Mill Dam

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This Water Dam impounds water to drive the water wheel at the historic Bridgeton Grist Mill at 8104 S Bridgeton Road in Bridgeton, Indiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/13/2013

last visited: 4/27/2014

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Water DamsCaprons Pond Dam - Uxbridge MA USA

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Located in downtown Uxbridge

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/8/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsRaftpond "Wilde Rodach" near Schwarzenbach/ Germany

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A raftpond in the Franconian Forest, Bavaria!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 6/25/2013

last visited: 6/25/2013

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Water DamsAmes Mill Dam - Northfield, MN.

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This dam can be found as South Water Street crosses the Cannon River in Northfield, Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Siren Hunter

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/14/2013

last visited: 6/24/2013

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