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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 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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Water DamsNeponset Reservoir Dam - Foxborough, MA

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The Neponset Reservoir Dam is the headwaters to the Neponset River, and is set within conservation land protected by the Foxborough Conservation Commission.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/10/2012

last visited: never

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Water DamsRevelstoke Dam. Revelstoke, BC, Canada

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Three km North of Revelstoke, this is the largest hydro dam on the upper Columbia River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/5/2012

last visited: 1/31/2014

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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: 1/5/2014

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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

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Water DamsBrilliant Dam - Castlegar, BC, Canada

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It's not "brilliant", it's named after the nearest community, Brilliant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/5/2012

last visited: 1/3/2014

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Water DamsSeven Mile Dam - Pend d'Oreille River, BC, Canada

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Seven Mile Dam is on the Pend d'Oreille River between the Waneta Dam and the Boundary Project in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/3/2012

last visited: 2/1/2014

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Water DamsWaneta dam - Pend d'Oreille River, BC, Canada

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Coordinates are for a walkway on the railroad bridge west of the dam, which is the best viewpoint available.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/3/2012

last visited: 1/10/2014

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Water DamsVodní nádrž Nemcice, Czech republic

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Water reservoir Nemcice

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/30/2012

last visited: never

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Water DamsCedar Lake Dam -- Cleburne State Park, Cleburne TX

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A small earthen dam with impressive three-level stone and masonry spillways built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s impounded spring-fed Crystal Lake, and created a gem for all to enjoy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2012

last visited: 11/24/2012

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Water DamsBox Canyon Dam - Siskiyou County, California, U.S.A.

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The Box Canyon Dam on the Sacramento River forms Lake Siskiyou.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: California

date approved: 11/15/2012

last visited: 9/22/2012

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Water DamsSanta Fe Dam ~ Williams, Arizona

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The Santa Fe Dam is located on the east side of Perkinsville Road (extension of 4th Street) south of Meade Avenue on the southern outskirts of Williams, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/9/2012

last visited: 4/18/2014

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Water DamsJordan Dam - Wetumpka, AL

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The Alabama Power Company began work on Jordan Dam in 1926. It began service on December 31, 1928, providing hydroelectric power to the state of Alabama as part of a series of dams built in the early part of the 20th Century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/6/2012

last visited: never

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Water DamsCentrale hydroélectrique de La Sarre-1, La Sarre, Québec/Canada

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Cette centrale fut exploitée de 1918-1964 pour déservir en électricité la ville de La Sarre et les villages environnants situés le long de la voie ferrée. Elle fut remis en opération en 1994.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blackjack65

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/26/2012

last visited: never

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Water DamsTodd's Creek Dam

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Todd's Creek Dam short walk down from Todd's Creek Falls. I am assuming this is the name of the dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TrailHunterFPB

location: South Carolina

date approved: 10/23/2012

last visited: 10/22/2012

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Water DamsThames Barrier - London, Great Britain.

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The Thames Barrier is one of the Worlds largest movable dams. Located downstream of central London, Its purpose is to prevent London from being flooded by exceptionally high tides and storm surges moving up from the sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/16/2012

last visited: 10/25/2012

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Water DamsOld Dam - Rose Blanche, Newfoundland

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An old dam near the Rose Blanche Lighthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CrazyDiamond709

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 10/15/2012

last visited: never

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Water DamsBuffalo Bill Dam ~ Cody, Wyoming

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Buffalo Bill Dam was the tallest concrete dam in the world when it was completed in 1910.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/12/2012

last visited: never

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Water DamsWater Dam Three Gorges Dam - Hubei, China

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The Three Gorges Dam, located on the Yangtza River is the world's largest power station (installed capacity). It was built to create hydroelectric power, flood control, and improve transportation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member green ducks

location: China

date approved: 10/9/2012

last visited: never

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Water DamsRollo Pond Water Dam, Farmington, ME

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The pond behind this water dam has a series of books named after it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Maine

date approved: 10/8/2012

last visited: 11/13/2012

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Water DamsScience Lake Dam - Allegany State Park, NY

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Not far from Quaker Lake (a man made lake) in Allegany State Park (ASP), down ASP Route 3, you can find Science Lake (a man made pond). This pond was created when the dam at this location was built.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 10/4/2012

last visited: 5/18/2013

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Water DamsLe barrage de la Penmans, St-Hyacinthe, Qc, Canada

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Le barrage Penmans est situé sur la rivière Yamaska au centre-ville de Saint-Hyacinthe, au Québec. The Penmans dam is located on the Yamaska River in the Centre of St-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lucky_Al

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/25/2012

last visited: 3/28/2014

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Water DamsBarragem de Odelouca - Monchique, Portugal

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This is a new dam (2012) built on the foot of Monchique mountains, in Algarve, South Portugal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 9/10/2012

last visited: never

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Water DamsSt. Petersburg Dam - St. Petersburg, Russia

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The St. Petersburg Dam was developed for flood control measures to protect the Neva Bay, and particularly St. Petersburg, from the rest of the Gulf of Finland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Russia

date approved: 9/6/2012

last visited: 5/28/2013

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Water DamsMantorville Dam - Mantorville, MN.

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A small dam near the south entrance to the city of Mantorville, Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Siren Hunter

location: Minnesota

date approved: 9/6/2012

last visited: never

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