Construction on the Oroville Dam began in 1957 after decades of need for irrigation and power became a reality around the Sacramento area.
The Hoover Dam is probably the most famous dam in all of the United States. Completed in 1936.
The Dworshak Dam is a gravity dam located on the North Fork of the Clearwater River in Idaho.
The Glen Canyon Dam is a large dam located on the Colorado River in the northern part of Arizona.
New Bullards Bar Dam is a radius concrete arch dam located slightly southeast of the Oroville Dam.
The Hoover Dam is the second tallest in the United States but is the first regarding the amount of water it holds back.