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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 DamsLake Junction Dam -- Junction TX

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A dam across the South Llano River creates Lake Junction on the eastern edge of downtown Junction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/8/2015

last visited: 7/24/2015

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Water DamsFrancis E. Walter Dam & Reservoir

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Flood control dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Oscette

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/7/2015

last visited: 4/22/2010

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Water DamsWhitney Point Reservoir - Whitney Point, NY

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The dam was built as authorized in the Flood Control act of 1936 as amended in 1938

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/2/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsFinch Hollow Dam - Endwell, NY

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Finch Hollow Nature Center has trails that go around the pond created by a flood control dam

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 9/29/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsAmistad Dam -- Val Verde Co. TX USA/Acuna Municipality, Coahuila MX

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Amistad Dam was built in 1963 across the Devils River, Pecos River and Rio Grande River to control flooding and mitigate frequent droughts in Texas and Mexico. It is located on the border between Mexico and the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 9/28/2015

last visited: 7/22/2015

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Water DamsMöhnetalsperre - Möhnesee, NRW/Germany

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[DE] Bei seiner Fertigstellung war die 650 m lange Möhnetalsperre die größte Stauanlage in Europa. [ENG] When completed, the 650 m long dam was the largest storage plant in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member EDTA

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: 10/15/2016

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Water DamsWile Carding Mill Dam - Bridgewater, NS

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This little stone dam was built to provide water power for the Wile Carding Mill. Built in 1860, it still provides the water required to run the mill, which now operates as a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsTruscott Brine Lake Dam - Knox County, TX

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Truscott Brine Lake is located on Bluff Creek, a south bank tributary of the north fork of the Wichita River, about three miles north and one and one-half miles west of Truscott, in Knox County, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/8/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsAlbufeira da barragem de Nossa Senhora da Tourega - Évora, Portugal

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Albufeira e barragem de Nossa Senhora da Tourega no distrito no concelho de Évora.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member AlexCatarina

location: Évora, Portugal

date approved: 9/2/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsFalcon Dam -- Webb/Zapata Co. TX and Tamps. MX

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Falcon Dam stretches across the Rio Grande on the international border between the United States (Texas) and Mexico (Tamaulipas)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: 3/4/2016

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Water DamsSt. George Pulp and Paper Dam - St. George, NB

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The dam was built on the Magaguadavic River in 1902 in a picturesque area in St. George known as The Gorge by St. George Pulp and Paper to operate their mill equipment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsStatkraft-Alta, Norway

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Ninety percent of Norway's hydro-electric power plants are hidden inside of the mountains, so they blend in with the surrounding scenery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 2Hanweb

location: Nordland, Norway

date approved: 7/29/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsFarnumsville Pond Dam - Grafton MA

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Built to power the Farnumsville Cotton Mill in 1844

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/21/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsJack Taylor Weir - St. George, QLD

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The Jack Taylor Weir is named after a long serving Labor politician for the Balonne electorate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsRiverdale Dam - Northbridge

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Located on the Blackstone River next to the Riverdale Mill which was used as a source of power in the 1800's

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsCook Allen Brook Dam - Whitinsville MA

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Visibile from Whitinsville Rd

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsFish Pond Dam - Whitinsville MA

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Visbible from Purgatory Rd in Whitinsville, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsAnnapolis Tidal Generating Station Dam - Annapolis Royal, NS

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The Bay of Fundy, which lies between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, experiences the highest tides in the world, making it an ideal tidal hydro generation site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsTown Power plant - Lucerne, Switzerland

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Former powsr plant in centre of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Zentralschweiz (ZG/SZ/LU/UR/OW/NW), Switzerland

date approved: 7/13/2015

last visited: 8/27/2015

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Water DamsGrand Valley Diversion Dam - Palisade, CO

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The Grand Valley Diversion Dam is a diversion dam in the De Beque Canyon is a concrete roller dam with six gates, which were the first and largest of their kind to be installed in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/10/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsRedlands Diversion Dam - Grand Junction, CO

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The Redlands Diversion Dam provides both power and controls the river as well as a fish ladder to prevent the spread of non-native fish species. This dam provides both irrigation and hydro-electric power.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/8/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsDam at Douglas Rd - Whitinsville MA

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Sits at the location of Whitinsville Mill and Forge built in 1826.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/3/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsLake Leatherwood Dam - Eureka Springs, AR/USA

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"One of the largest hand-cut limestone dams in the nation" in Carroll County, Arkansas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MountainWoods

location: Arkansas

date approved: 6/13/2015

last visited: 6/12/2015

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Water DamsTionesta Dam - Tionesta, PA

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Dam just outside of Tionesta

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/9/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsQuaker Lake Dam - Allegany State Park, NY

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Dam enabling the creation of Quaker Lake

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: New York

date approved: 6/9/2015

last visited: never

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