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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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Image for Saddle Lake Dam - Grand Forks, BC/Canadaview gallery

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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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/10/2012

last visited: 1/29/2014

Image for Rossland Reservoir Upper Dam - Rossland, BCview gallery

EE63.4 km

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Water DamsRossland Reservoir Upper Dam - Rossland, BC

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This dam is actually one half of the dams constraining this reservoir. Its partner, which is to be seen below, is on the other, lower, end of the reservoir.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2013

last visited: 1/27/2014

Image for Rossland Reservoir Lower Dam - Rossland, BCview gallery

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Water DamsRossland Reservoir Lower Dam - Rossland, BC

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This dam is actually one half of the dams constraining this reservoir. Its partner, which you'll see above, is on the other, upper, end of the reservoir.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2013

last visited: 1/27/2014

Image for Hugh Keenleyside Dam - Castlegar, BCview gallery

NENE71.3 km

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Water DamsHugh Keenleyside Dam - Castlegar, BC

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The dam was built in the 1960s and is what created the Upper and Lower Arrow Lakes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/19/2013

last visited: 1/15/2014

Image for Meyers Falls Dam - Kettle Falls, WAview gallery

SESE71.3 km

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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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 10/21/2013

last visited: 3/27/2014

Image for Skaha Lake Outlet Dam - Okanagan Falls, BCview gallery

NWNW71.5 km

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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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: never

Image for Waneta dam - Pend d'Oreille River, BC, Canadaview gallery

EE77.7 km

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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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/3/2012

last visited: 1/10/2014

Image for Brilliant Dam - Castlegar, BC, Canadaview gallery

EE81 km

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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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/5/2012

last visited: 7/8/2017

Image for Seven Mile Dam - Pend d'Oreille River, BC, Canadaview gallery

EE85.3 km

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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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/3/2012

last visited: 2/1/2014

Image for Kootenay Canal Dam - Bonnington Falls, BCview gallery

NENE93 km

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Water DamsKootenay Canal Dam - Bonnington Falls, BC

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The Kootenay Canal Dam, the final in a series of five along a 4.5 km. stretch of the Kootenay River, is a concrete gravity dam about 19 km downstream from the city of Nelson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: 1/26/2014

Image for South Slocan Dam - Bonnington Falls, BCview gallery

NENE93.2 km

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Water DamsSouth Slocan Dam - Bonnington Falls, BC

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The South Slocan Dam, named after the nearest community, saw completion in 1928. It is the last of a series of 5 dams in 4.5 km. of the Kootenay River. The dam is about 19 km. downstream from the city of Nelson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: 1/26/2014

Image for Lower Bonnington  Dam - Bonnington Falls, BCview gallery

NENE94.6 km

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Water DamsLower Bonnington Dam - Bonnington Falls, BC

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Of the five dams now on this 4.5 km. stretch of the Kootenay River, this was the first one constructed. It is just over 17 km. downstream from the city of Nelson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: 1/26/2014

Image for Upper Bonnington Dam - Bonnington Falls, BCview gallery

NENE95.4 km

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Water DamsUpper Bonnington Dam - Bonnington Falls, BC

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Upper Bonnington Dam is the second of five along a 4.5 km. stretch of the Kootenay River. It is about 16 km. downriver from the city of Nelson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: 7/8/2017

Image for Corra Linn Dam - Bonnington Falls, BCview gallery

NENE97 km

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Water DamsCorra Linn Dam - Bonnington Falls, BC

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Corra Linn dam, the upper dam in a series of five along a 4.5 km. stretch of the Kootenay River, is a concrete gravity dam about 15 km downstream from the city of Nelson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: 1/6/2014

Image for Boundary Dam - Metaline Falls, WAview gallery

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Water DamsBoundary Dam - Metaline Falls, WA

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Just south of the Canada-US border, this is the third last Hydro Project on the Pend Oreille River. The penultimate and the final are in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/22/2013

last visited: 6/19/2016

Image for Box Canyon Dam - Ione, WAview gallery

EE98.7 km

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Water DamsBox Canyon Dam - Ione, WA

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This hydroelectric project is the fourth to last hydro project on the Pend Oreille River before it meets the Columbia River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/22/2013

last visited: 6/19/2016

Image for Coulee Dam, Washingtonview gallery

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Water DamsCoulee Dam, Washington

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The Grand Coulee Dam is almost a mile long at 5223 feet. The spillway is 1,650 feet wide. It's 550 feet high. Its hydraulic height of 380 feet is more than twice that of Niagara Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SeabeckTribe

location: Washington

date approved: 12/7/2008

last visited: 8/24/2013

Image for Cusick Dam - Cusick, WAview gallery

SESE130.7 km

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Water DamsCusick Dam - Cusick, WA

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This little dam is at the equally litle town of Cusick, Washington in Pend Oreille County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 4/13/2015

last visited: never

Image for Chief Joseph Dam, Bridgeport, Douglas and Okanogan counties, WA, USAview gallery

SWSW141 km

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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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/5/2012

last visited: 7/12/2007

Image for Long Lake Dam - Ford, WAview gallery

SESE152.2 km

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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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: 4/1/2014

Image for Wells Dam - Pateros, WAview gallery

SWSW154.7 km

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Water DamsWells Dam - Pateros, WA

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Rated at 840 megawatts, Wells Dam has one tenth the generating capacity of Grand Coulee Dam, the largest on the Columbia and the largest in the country, but is a fairly large operation, nonetheless.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 6/1/2018

last visited: never

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