What was the total cost of the Hoover Dam?
As approved by Congress in the Boulder Canyon Project Act, $165,000,000 was authorized to complete the Boulder Canyon Project which includes the Imperial Dam, Hoover Dam and the American Canal. The Hoover Dam portion was $49,000,000. You can also visit this website for more info:
The cost of building Hoover Dam was $49 million.
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16,000 people built the hoover dam and it was ONLY men, no women
the answer was 20 million dollars.
Hoover Dam boarders Nevada and Arizona was named after President Herbert Hoover.
The Hoover Dam is on the Colorado River.
A nickname for the Hoover Dam is Boulder Dam.
Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam) is the famous dam named after president Hoover
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.
The Hoover Dam dams the Colorado River
Nevada has the Hoover Dam.
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The Hoover Dam generates 4.2 billion kW/h of electricity each year. The United States produced about 4.151 trillion kW/h of electricity in 2010. This means the Hoover Dam produced about .101% of the total US power.
When the dam was in its planning stages, in 1930, Herbert Hoover was President. It was then in 1930 that Secretary Ickes stated publicly that Hoover Dam was to be built, noting that naming a dam after a president was appropriate. In 1933, when Hoover was not re-elected, the name was reverted to Boulder Dam. It remained Bould Dam until 1947, when an act of Congress officially re-named the dam Hoover Dam.
Hoover Dam was originally called Boulder Dam.
The Positive sides about the Hoover Dam is that it provides H.E.P (Hydro-electric Power) that offers to millions of people. The main purpose of it, which is also a Positive, is that it controls the water to prevent flooding on the Colorado River. The Negative side to the Hoover Dam is that Silt builds up on one side of the Dam. The cost to build the Hoover Dam was extremely expensive and would take several… Read More
Not positive, but I believe that the total cost of the Bonneville Dam was $88.4 million.
Original name of Hoover Dam was Boulder Dam.
YES. Franklin Roosevelt changed the name of Boulder Dam to Hoover Dam, to honor Mr. Hoover.
Hoover dam opened in 1920
Hoover Dam was built by people.
There is no Hoover Dam Library.
In simplest terms, although running water is free, harnessing it is an expensive proposition. To effectively harness water, you must first confine and direct it, usually by means of a dam. Since dams can cost hundreds of millions of dollars, this is a very expensive proposition. The Hoover dam (known initially as the Boulder dam) cost $49,000,000, and that was in 1936 dollars, when a new car cost less than $600! Dam-building is also a… Read More
The Hoover Dam is only one dam. If you are talking about all the dams on the Colorado River there are six dams Glen Canyon dam, Hoover dam, Davis dam, Parker dam, Paulo Verde Diversion dam, and Imperial dam.
Boulder dam was originaly named Hoover Dam.
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The Hoover Dam is made out of concrete and iron.
the hoover dam is 726.4 feet high
The Hoover dam is rectangular and convex(bends out)
The US Government built Hoover Dam.
Hoover Dam was finished in 1935. ~Calli
The hoover dam is 18 feet thick.
When Herbert Hoover first proposed the dam it was planned to be built in Boulder Canyon, in 1928 Congress authorized the construction of Boulder Dam, which later became the Hoover Dam.
Hoover Dam was originally known as "Boulder Dam."
Hoover is the one. Roosevelt changed the name of Boulder Dam to Hoover Dam.
The hoover dam was opened in 1936. It was started in 1931 and took 5 years to build. At the time, it cost 49 million dollars to build and over 10 people died during it's construction.
Herbert Hoover didn't build the dam, it was just named in honour of him. The Hoover Dam boarders Nevada and Arizona. The dam was built in order to create jobs during the Great Depression and it succeeded
It was named in honour of President Herbert Hoover, but once known as the Boulder Dam. It was built between 1931 and 1936.
The Hoover Dam is located on the Colorodo River. It is the largest dam in the whole U.S. of A.
The Hoover Dam was built in 1936. The dam is on the Colorado River between Nevada and Arizona.
Hoover Dam is a hydroelectric dam - water turns turbines that generate electricity.
What I've been able to find for the Hoover Dam says ~$50 million in the 1930's, today that's roughly $690 million. The entire Boulder Canyon Project cost around $165 million, which included the Hoover Dam. The Hoover Dam has 17 hydro electric generators, capable of generating 2,074MW, which is quite large. The cost of a hydroelectric dam will be dependent on the river it crosses, the storage lake (how big does it need to be… Read More
Hoover Dam is the largest and most impressive dam named after President Herbert Hoover. It was first called Boulder Dam.
George Harrison invented the First dam ever named Hoover Dam after his son John Hoover.
The Hoover Dam is located on the border between Nevada and Arizona.
Hoover Dam is 1244 ft (379 m) long.
The river that feeds into Hoover Dam is the Colorado river.
Hoover Dam is on the Colorado River, southeast of Las Vegas.