List of dams and reservoirs in the United States

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The nearly 8100 major dams in the United States in 2006. The National Inventory of Dams defines a major dam as being 50 feet (15 m) tall with a storage capacity of at least 5,000 acre feet (6,200,000 m3), or of any height with a storage capacity of 25,000 acre feet (31,000,000 m3).[1]

The following is a partial list of dams and reservoirs in the United States. There are an estimated 75,000 dams in the United States, impounding 600,000 mi (970,000 km) of river or about 17% of rivers in the nation.[2]


Alabama[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Alabama.

Alaska[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Alaska.

Arizona[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Arizona.

Arkansas[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Arkansas.

California[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in California.

Colorado[edit]

Connecticut[edit]

Delaware[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Delaware.

District of Columbia[edit]

Florida[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Florida.

Georgia[edit]

Hawaii[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Hawaii.

Idaho[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Idaho.

Illinois[edit]

Indiana[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Indiana.

Iowa[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Iowa.

Kansas[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of lakes, reservoirs, and dams in Kansas.

Kentucky[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Kentucky.

Louisiana[edit]

Maine[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Maine.

Maryland[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Maryland.

Massachusetts[edit]

Michigan[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Michigan.

Minnesota[edit]

Mississippi[edit]

Missouri[edit]

Montana[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Montana.

Nebraska[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Nebraska.

Nevada[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Nevada.

New Hampshire[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in New Hampshire.

New Jersey[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in New Jersey.

New Mexico[edit]

New York[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in New York.

North Carolina[edit]

North Dakota[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in North Dakota.

Ohio[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Oregon[edit]

Pennsylvania[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Pennsylvania.

Rhode Island[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Rhode Island.

South Carolina[edit]

South Dakota[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in South Dakota.

Tennessee[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs of the Tennessee River.

Texas[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Texas.

Utah[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Utah.

Vermont[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Vermont.

Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in West Virginia.

Wisconsin[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Wisconsin.

Wyoming[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of dams and reservoirs in Wyoming.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major Dams of the United States". National Atlas of the United States. USGS. September 17, 2009. Retrieved October 24, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Dams and salmon". Retrieved February 11, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Lake Holiday Dam". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 1996-05-07. Retrieved March 28, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Randleman Dam". Piedmont Triad Regional Water Authority. Retrieved January 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ "VDGIF > Fishing > Bosher's Dam". Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Retrieved January 21, 2012.