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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 DamsGreenwood Park - Lisle, NY

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Flood control was probably part of why this dam was created as there are other flood control dams on this creek. The lake that it helps create it is in Greenwood Park, a county park used for swimming, boating and fishing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 2/5/2016

last visited: never

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Water DamsStewart Mountain Dam

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Stewart Mountain Dam impounds Saguaro Lake and is located in Tonto National Forest east of Mesa, Arizona. Stewart Mountain and Stewart Mountain Dam are named for the Stewart Ranch which is now under Saguaro Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Azbarite

location: Arizona

date approved: 1/4/2016

last visited: never

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Water DamsBarragem de Lucefécit - [Alandroal, Évora, Portugal]

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A barragem de Lucefécit localiza-se no concelho de Alandroal, distrito de Évora, Portugal. Situa-se na ribeira de Lucefécit. A barragem foi projectada em 1976 e entrou em funcionamento em 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AlexCatarina

location: Évora, Portugal

date approved: 12/29/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsSaltaire Weir - Saltaire, UK

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This weir on the River Aire was originally built to power a water mill and is on the edge of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/29/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsJennings Pond - Danby, NY

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What was created for a saw and gristmill, then used for ice, became a State Park used for swimming, canoeing, and kayaking.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/29/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsBarragem da Vigia - [Redondo, Évora, Portugal]

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A barragem da Vigia localiza-se no concelho de Redondo, distrito de Évora, Portugal. Situa-se na ribeira do Vale de Vasco. A barragem foi projectada em 1972 e entrou em funcionamento em 1981.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AlexCatarina

location: Évora, Portugal

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsBarragem de Vilar - [Moimenta da Beira, Viseu, Portugal]

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A Barragem de Vilar é uma barragem portuguesa erguida no rio Távora, perto da vila de Vilar (Moimenta da Beira).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AlexCatarina

location: Viseu, Portugal

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: never

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Water DamsCannonsville Reservoir, Delaware County, NY

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" Placed into service in 1964, it holds 95.7 billion gallons at full capacity."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: never

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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: 11/14/2015

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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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