List of dams and reservoirs in Nevada facts for kids
Following is a list of dams and reservoirs in Nevada.
All major dams are linked below. The National Inventory of Dams defines any "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).
Dams and reservoirs in Nevada
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- 21 Mile Dam, Lucin
- Cave Creek Dam, Cave Creek Reservoir, Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
- Davis Dam, Lake Mohave, United States Bureau of Reclamation
- Derby Dam (diversion dam), USBR
- Echo Canyon Dam, Echo Canyon Reservoir, Nevada DCNR
- Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, USBR
- Lahontan Dam, Lake Lahontan, USBR
- Rye Patch Dam, Rye Patch Reservoir, USBR
- South Fork Dam, South Fork Reservoir, Nevada DCNR
- Lake Tahoe Dam, Lake Tahoe, USBR (on California / Nevada border)
- unnamed levee, Topaz Lake, Walker River Irrigation District (on California / Nevada border)
- Wild Horse Dam, Wild Horse Reservoir, Bureau of Indian Affairs
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