Reservoir and Dam Removal. Orrin Babcock. Outline. Purpose of Dams Number of Dams in America Dam affect on the environment Selected publication Conclusion. Purpose of Dams. A barrier constructed across a waterway to control the flow or raise the level of water.
Reservoir and Dam Removal
In the United States there are 84,134 dams
Elevated levels of sediment can last from days to months depending on the size of the reservoir