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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 DamsBroad Acres Lake Dam, Hoffman, NC, USA

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Part of many CCC projects built in the Great Depression.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: 12/17/2015

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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

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Water DamsCarantouan Greenway Wildwood Preserve - Waverly, NY

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This dam creates the largest pond in the nature reserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/8/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsSpen Beck Weir - Ravensthorpe, UK

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This weir on a small stream called Spen Beck is in the south west corner of Dewsbury Country Park, a former landfill site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsWater Supply - Waverly, NY

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The Waverly Reservoirs are by the Two Rivers State Park and the Waverly Glen Park. The first is a recently created, undeveloped park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 11/29/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsGranger Lake - Granger, TX

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The purpose of the dam was for flood damage reduction, water conservation, fish and wildlife habitat, and general recreation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/28/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsCooper Bridge Weir - Bradley, UK

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This weir was completely rebuilt in 2013 and had the first fish pass on the river installed at the same time. It takes its name from a nearby road bridge over the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsDover Dam - Dover, Ohio

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Dover Dam is a key dam of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District in Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 11/16/2015

last visited: 2/25/2017

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Water DamsDimmock Hill Golf Course - Binghamton, NY

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This dam is used to store "2 million gallons of clean spring-fed water, which is enough to irrigate the golf course for 2 hours a day for 180 consecutive days and still have an abundant supply remaining"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsLake Waco - Waco, TX

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Lake Waco has had two dams. This current dam was completed in 1965.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsStill Creek Dam & Reservoir

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A large water filled dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Oscette

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: 9/13/2009

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Water DamsFinch Hollow site 1 - Johnson City, NY

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This is one of several flood control dams in Broome County. These streams all flow into the Susquehanna River which flows into the Chesapeake Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsLittle Choconut site 2c/28 - Johnson City, NY

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This flood control dam is near the airport

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsLittle Choconut Site 2E - Johnson City, NY

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BC #27 Broome County Flood Control Dam

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsBriar Creek Lake & Park

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Briar Creek Lake is for Flood Control

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Oscette

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: 4/15/2015

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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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