Asked in Arizona, Nevada, Dams, Hoover Dam
Is the Hoover dam the largest dam in America?
No it is not. The largest dam in the US is the Fort Peck dam, about 40x the volume of Hoover, and 10x the volume of Grand Coulee (which a previous answer incorrectly said was the largest dam in the US). ...
How much does the Buffalo Bill Dam weigh?
There isn't an exact wight given for the Buffalo Bill Dam in Wyoming. It is a concrete arch-gravity dam and was built with a volume of 82,900 cubic yards (63,400 m3) of concrete. The total volume of dam construction materials is 87,515.00 cu yd (does not include spillway structure). ...
Who is largest dam in Pakistan?
Currently operational? The Jari Dam at 84 meters, completed in 1967. the Tarbela Dam is the largest earth filled dam in the world and is second largest by the structural volume. The Mirani Dam is the largest dam in the world in terms of volume for flood protection. There are several damn projects currently under construction or in pre-planning stages so the above will change at some point in the near future. ...
Asked in Hoover Dam
Is Hoover dam the largest dam in America?
No The Fort Peck Dam is the largest dam in the US. It's only 1/3 the height, but much longer (nearly four miles long compared to Hoover's 1/3 of a mile), and has a total volume of over 30 times that of Hoover Dam. Hoover Dam is a different type of dam than Fort Peck Dam, but still, they're not even close. ...
Asked in Dams
The amount of power that can be generated by a hydroelectric dam would be most dependent on which two factors?
The volume of water going over the dam and the distance the water falls
Asked in Hoover Dam
How do you determine the weight density of the Hoover Dam?
measure the width at several heights, the thickness at several heights and from The summation of these measurements compute the volume of the dam. The weight density must be adjusted to reflect the weight of the Steel in the dam relative to the concrete. ...
Asked in Units of Measure
What things can be measured in liters?
Volume is measured in liters, the volume of a dam is measured in Megaliters, the volume of a teaspoon is measured in milliliters, the volume of a regular sized juice container from a store like Aldi or Jewel Osco is measured in liters. ...
What dam is the largest concrete structure in the US?
The largest concrete structure in the U S is Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state. Not as tall as Hoover Dam, but it is 5223 feet across the top. Compared to 1244 feet for Hoover. Hoover Dam has a volume of 3,250,000 cubic yards. Grand Coulee has a volume of 11,975,520. Power generation, Grand Coulee is 7079 MW. Making it the sixth largest producer in the world. Hoover's production is 2050KW. Ranking it at 36 world wide. ...
Asked in New York
How many dams are in New York?
Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project Boyds Corner Dam Cannonsville Dam Croton Dam Cuba Lake Dam Cuddebackville Dam Conklingville Dam Downsville Dam East Sidney Dam Federal Dam Gilboa Dam Jamesville Dam Kensico Dam Marcy Dam Merrian Dam Mount Morris Dam Neversink Dam Olivebridge Dam Rushford Lake Dam Stewart's Dam Sullivanville Dam ...
List of dams in Pakistan?
List of Dams in Pakistan: Dohngi Dam Dhok Tallian Lake Dam Ghazi Barotha Dam Gomal Dam Hub Dam Karoonjhar Dam Khanpur Dam Kurram Tangi Dam Mangla Dam Mirani Dam Misriot Dam Rawal lake Dam Sabakzai Dam Shakidor Dam Simly Dam Tanaza Dam Tarbela Dam Warsak Dam List of Barrages in Pakistan: Chashma Barrage Guddu Barrage Jinnah Barrage Kotri Barrage Littel Barrage Sukkur Barrage Taunsa Barrage U/C Dams Diamer-Bhasha Dam Gomal Zam Dam Hingol Dam Satpara Dam Approved Dams Kurram Tangi Dam Munda Dam Naulang Dam Sanjwal Dam Proposed Dams Akhori Dam Kalabagh Dam Nai Gaj Dam Skardu Dam Sukleji Dam Winder Dam ...
Asked in Units of Measure
What is the unit used t measure the capacity of a dam?
It makes sense to use a unit of volume, such as cubic meter, or liter.
Asked in Africa, Lakes and Rivers
What are the examples of multipurpose river projects in Africa?
Aswan high dam Akasombo dam Inga dam Hendrink dam Kariba dam Cabara dam Kiira dam Kainji dam ...
Asked in Jokes and Riddles
What is the Dam joke?
One time a Dam man went to drink the Dam water. He was all out of Dam water so he went and got his Dam bucket to fill it up with Dam water from the Dam well. His Dam well was empty, so he went to another Dam man to get Dam water. He asked the Dam man," Can I have some Dam water, Please?" The Dam man Replied, "Get your own Dam water!" ...