List of dams and reservoirs in 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 84,000 dams in the United States, impounding 600,000 mi (970,000 km) of river or about 17% of rivers in the nation.[2]

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Utah[edit]

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Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Wyoming[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major Dams of the United States". National Atlas of the United States. USGS. September 17, 2009. Retrieved October 24, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Infrastructure Report Card: Dams". Retrieved February 21, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Lake Holiday Dam". Geographic Names Information System. United States 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. Archived from the original on March 20, 2012. Retrieved January 21, 2012.