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Here are some useful links to sites about Dams.

Individual Dams

Grand Coulee Dam
Want to learn more about how the Grand Coulee Dam was built? how much power it produces? All of your answers are right here.

Hoover Dam
The Bureau of Reclamation tells the story of the Hoover Dam -- from construction facts to brief explanations of how the dam works.

Johnstown Flood Museum
This virtual museum displays the photos and tells the shocking story of the 1889 Southfork Dam disaster.

Dams -- General

United States Bureau of Reclamation
Search this government site for information on the Hoover, Grand Coulee, and Folsom Dams -- and thousands of other large dams throughout the western United States.

World Commission on Dams
Learn more about the great dam debate. Read articles by opponents and proponents of large dams throughout the world.


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