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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 DamsMonroe Street Dam - Spokane, WA

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This Hydroelectric Development is right in the heart of downtown Spokane, the first to be built on the Spokane River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: 9/29/2016

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Water DamsUpper Falls Hydroelectric Development Dam - Spokane, WA

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This hydro station was completed in 1922 to supply electricity to the city of Spokane. It diverts a portion of the Spokane River to produce electricity.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: 9/19/2015

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Water DamsLong Lake Dam - Ford, WA

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The Long Lake Dam and hydro station impounds the Spokane River about 15 miles northwest of the city of Spokane, WA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: 4/1/2014

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Water DamsMarkland Dam - Warsaw, KY

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1395 feet of dam located on the Ohio River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DnRseekers

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/15/2013

last visited: 10/12/2014

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Water DamsLost River Diversion Dam - Klamath County, OR

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Lost River Diversion Dam is located along Lost River in Klamath County, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 11/3/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsPit Number 3 Dam - Shasta County, California

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Pit River Dam #3 and Lake Britton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: California

date approved: 11/1/2013

last visited: 9/14/2013

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Water DamsToapin Dam. Quairading, Western Australia

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Toapin Weir is an example of a reticulated water scheme from a rock catchment area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsMeyers Falls Dam - Kettle Falls, WA

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Built in 1961 on the Colville River, this small dam provides a reservoir for a small hydroelectric station of about 59 MW output at Meyers Falls, south of the City of Kettle Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 10/21/2013

last visited: 3/27/2014

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Water DamsRockwood Conservation Area South Dam - Rockwood, ON

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Small dam at Rockwood Conservation Area

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/20/2013

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Water DamsOrd River Dam, Kununurra. W.A, Australia

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A small dam holding back one of Australia's biggest man made lakes, Lake Argyle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ROSS1957

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 9/10/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsBarking Barrier - River Road, Barking, London, UK

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The Barking Barrier is part of the tidal defences for London. It stands at the mouth of the River Roding, where it meets the River Thames, in an area known as Barking Creek. The gate descends to close off the flow of water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: never

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Water DamsCanning Dam- Roleystone, W.A, Australia

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A concrete gravity type dam in Roleystone, Western Australia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ROSS1957

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 6/30/2017

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Water DamsLake Brazos Labyrinth Weir - Waco, Texas

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The award winning Lake Brazos Labyrinth Weir elegantly keeps Lake Brazos at a constant level without moving parts. The innovative & handsome design also reused the extant dam site, yielding substantial reductions in time & construction costs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 4/10/2016

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Water DamsFabyan Mill Dam - Thompson CT

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Built in 1804, this location is a put in for kayaking in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 9/6/2013

last visited: never

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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: 10/10/2016

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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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