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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 DamsLaggan Dam, Loch Laggan, Scottish Highlands

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The dam is about 700 feet (210 metres) long,and 48 m (157 ft) high between the level of the foundations and the crest of the spillway. It is curved upstream like an arch dam with a radius of curvature of 2,000 ft (610 m).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MoreOutdoor

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/21/2022

last visited: 5/21/2022

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Water DamsPymatuning Dam - Jamestown, PA

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The dam at the southern end of Pymatuning Reservoir near Jamestown, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/9/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsCanaan Dam - Stewartstown, NH

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The project dam was originally constructed in 1927 as a non-powered dam. The dam was reconstructed and upgraded in 1943, adding hydropower facilities to the project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 5/8/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsSaville Dam - Barkhamsted, CT

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Saville Dam is an earthen embankment dam with masonry work on the eastern branch of the Farmington River. Saville Dam was completed in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 4/21/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsThompson Dam - Thompson CT

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A dam was constructed in 1965 by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to create the lake. It impounds the Quinebaug River for flood control and seasonal storm water management. The dam is owned and operated by the Corps of Engineers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 4/20/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsWhigville Reservoir Dam - Burlington, CT

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Whigville Reservoir Dam is located on Reservoir Rd in Burlington CT. It is an earthen dam approximately 20 - 30 feet in height and is used for drinking water. There are 2 building located on and below the dam, probably housing dam water flow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 4/20/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsHorseshoe Dam - Richmond RI

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A handsome, horseshoe shaped, random ashlar structure which originally impounded water for mills on both sides of the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/20/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsRichland-Chambers Dam -- FM 408 nr Streetman, Navarro Co. TX USA

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The Richland-Chambers Dam on Richland and Chambers Creeks creates the Richland-Chambers Reservoir, managed by the Tarrant Regional Water District

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/10/2022

last visited: 3/20/2022

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Water DamsFort Supply Lake Dam - Fort Supply, OK

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Completed in 1942, this two-mile-long dam creates Fort Supply Lake - in Fort Supply, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/5/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsEverton Dam - Everton, ON

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Small dam in Everton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/28/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsSperrmauer Listertalsperre - Attendorn, NRW, Germany

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DE: Die 40m hohe Sperrmauer der Listertalsperre bei Attendorn staut das Wasser seit 1912. EN: The 40m high water dam of the Listertalsperre near Attendorn has been damming the water since 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FamilieFrohne

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 2/28/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsSulby Reservoir Dam - Tholt y Will, Sulby, Isle of Man

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The Sulby Reservoir Dam is at Tholt y will in the Sulby Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 1/29/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsStuw Asschat - Leusden, NL

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A weir named "Stuw Asschat" located in the Valleikanaal in Leusden, The Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dreamhummie

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 1/28/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsStuw Boerenmade - Dwingeloo, NL

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A weir named "Boerenmade" in the Oude Vaart between Uffelte and Dwingeloo, The Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dreamhummie

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 1/22/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsMoss Creek Lake Dam -- Big Spring TX USA

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In 1939 the Federal Works Agency provided Federal money for the city of Big Spring to build Moss Lake Dam and thereby improve the city's public water system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2022

last visited: 1/11/2022

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Water DamsLe barrage de l'Ospedale - Corse - France

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Au-dessus du village, à 948 m d'altitude, se trouve un lac artificiel. Le barrage de l’Ospédale, haut de 25 m, est construit selon la technique des levées de terre. Il retient un petit lac qui égaye l’austère paysage d’éboulis rocheux et de sapins.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 1/6/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsKromme Nolkering - Heusden, NL

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The Kromme Nolkering is a dam that is located in the Heusdensch Canal between Heusden and Wijk en Aalburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 1/2/2022

last visited: never

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Water DamsRedridge Steel Dam - Redridge MI

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Redridge Steel Dam - Redridge MI An American Society of Civil Engineers Engineering Historical site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Michigan

date approved: 12/27/2021

last visited: never

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Water DamsAa Conchas - Lobeira, Ourense

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Dam in the Limia River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 12/25/2021

last visited: 12/26/2021

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Water DamsSeeuferegg Dam - Gsteig, Switzerland

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The Seeuferegg Dam is one of the two dams containing the Grimselsee in the Berner Oberland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Bern, Switzerland

date approved: 12/20/2021

last visited: 12/24/2021

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Water DamsHanover Dam - Hanover, ON

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Dam on the Saugeen River in Hanover

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/9/2021

last visited: never

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Water DamsConowingo Dam - Darlington, MD

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The Conowingo Dam serves as a hydroelectric power plant for much of Harford and Cecil counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/6/2021

last visited: never

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Water DamsConfederate Reunion Grounds Dam - Mexia, TX

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One of four dams built by "Colonel" Humphreys owner of Pure Oil Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/5/2021

last visited: never

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Water DamsMackenzie Reservoir - Silverton, Texas

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By August 1974, dam construction had completed and the lake opened to the public May 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2021

last visited: never

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Water DamsLake Fort Smith Dam - Mountainburg AR

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The new Fort Smith Dam was completed in 2006. The lake is now around 1400 acres. Photo is from a scenic overlook.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Arkansas

date approved: 10/5/2021

last visited: never

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