List of dams and reservoirs in the United States

List of dams and reservoirs in the United States

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.[1]

The nearly 8100 major dams in the United States in 2005. 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).[2]


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Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

  • Alcona Dam
  • Big Quinnessec Dam
  • Boardman Dam
  • Cooke Hydro
  • Croton Dam
  • Foote Dam
  • Hardy Dam
  • Hemlock Falls Dam
  • Ludington Pumped Storage Power Plant, a reservoir used to level electrical production by pumped storage hydroelectricity
  • Michigamme Dam
  • Mio Dam
  • Peavy Falls
  • Sabin Dam
  • Sturgeon Dam
  • Way Dam and Michigamme Reservoir

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

  • Bald Hill Dam – Bald Hill Lake
  • Bowman-Haley Dam – Bowman-Haley Reservoir
  • Darling Dam – Lake Darling
  • Dickinson Dam – Dickinson Reservoir
  • Garrison DamLake Sakakawea
  • Heart Butte Dam – Lake Tschida
  • Jamestown Dam – Jamestown Reservoir

Ohio

Oklahoma

An extensive list and more information is available at List of lakes in Oklahoma

Oregon

A related but more extensive list is at List of lakes in Oregon

Pennsylvania

  • Allegheny River Lock and Dam One (historical; was near the H. J. Heinz Company, and made redundant by the Emsworth Locks and Dam on the Ohio River)
  • Allegheny River Lock and Dam Two
  • C. W. Bill Young Lock and Dam / Allegheny River Lock and Dam Three (redirect)
  • Allegheny River Lock and Dam Four
  • Allegheny River Lock and Dam Five
  • Allegheny River Lock and Dam Six
  • Allegheny River Lock and Dam Seven
  • Allegheny River Lock and Dam Eight
  • Allegheny River Lock and Dam Nine
  • Allegheny River Pool Two
  • Allegheny River Pool Three
  • Allegheny River Pool Four
  • Allegheny River Pool Five
  • Allegheny River Pool Six
  • Allegheny River Pool Seven
  • Allegheny River Pool Eight
  • Allegheny River Pool Nine
  • Austin Dam
  • Beaver Run Reservoir
  • Curwensville DamCurwensville Lake
  • Francis E. Walter Dam
  • Howard Dam
  • Huntsville Dam
  • Keystone Lake (Armstrong County)
  • Keystone Lake (Westmoreland County)
  • Kinzua Dam – Allegheny Reservoir
  • Koon Dam – Lake Koon
  • Raystown LakeRaystown Branch Juniata River
  • South Fork Dam – which failed and caused the Johnstown Flood
  • Springton Dam – Springton Reservoir
  • Youghiogheny Dam – Youghiogheny River Lake

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Lakes

Locks and Dams

Wisconsin

  • Alexander Dam Hydro
  • Biron Dam Hydro
  • Caldron Falls Hydro
  • Castle Rock Hydro
  • Chippewa Falls Hydro
  • Cornell Hydro
  • Dells Hydro — Dells Pond
  • Grandfather Falls Hydro
  • Grandmother Falls Hydro
  • High Falls Reservoir
  • Holcombe Hydro
  • Jersey Hydro
  • Jim Falls Hydro — Old Abe Lake
  • Menomonee Hydro
  • Kilbourn Dam Hydro
  • Petenwell Hydro
  • Potato Rapids Hydro
  • Prairie du Sac Hydro
  • Sandstone Rapids Hydro
  • Stevens Point Hydro
  • Wausau Hydro
  • Wissota Hydro — Lake Wissota
  • Wisconsin Dells Hydro
  • Wisconsin Rapids Hydro

Wyoming

See also

References

External links

  • Texas Major Reservoirs – an interactive Web page presenting information and data for all major Texas reservoirs, presented by the Texas Water Development Board

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