Floyd Elgin Dominy (December 24, 1909 Adams County, Nebraska – April 20, 2010 Boyce, Virginia) was Commissioner of the United States Bureau of Reclamation from May 1, 1959 to December 1, 1969. Dominy joined the Bureau in 1946. He was the Assistant Commissioner from 1957 to 1958. He was responsible for building Glen Canyon Dam and the creation of Lake Powell behind it. He died in Boyce, Virginia where he had lived since at least 1990.
- Floyd Dominy's Obituary by the Washington Post
- Floyd Dominy, the colossus of dams, dies at 100
- Reisner, Marc (1993). Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water (Paperback). Penguin Books. ISBN 0-14-017824-4.
- McPhee, John (1971). Encounters with the Archdruid (Hardcover). Farrar, Straus and Giroux. ISBN 0-374-14822-8.
- Interview with High Country News, retrieved Nov. 2, 2005
- High Country News article, retrieved Nov. 2, 2005
- BuRec Bio
- Time Magazine Picture of Dominy inspecting the Arghandab River Dam - Feb 27, 1963
- A History of the Emery County Project website that contains a picture of Dominy and other dignitaries getting ready to set off a blast at the Joes Valley Dam groundbreaking ceremony in 1963
- Floyd Dominy: An encounter with the West's undaunted dam-builder — High Country News Retrieved 2018-05-03.
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