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Glen Canyon Dam, Lake Powell, 1950s, Tonalea Coconino County, Arch-gravity dam, Colorado River, Page, Arizona
Code Number:
TPHV01P01_05
Title:
Glen Canyon Dam, Lake Powell, 1950s, Tonalea Coconino County, Arch-gravity dam, Colorado River, Page, Arizona
Construction began: 1956
Opened: 1966
Cost: $135 million, ($997 million in 2017 dollars)
Owner: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Height (foundation) 220 meters, (710 feet)
Length 480 meters (1,560 feet)
Elevation at crest 1,132 meters (3,715 feet)
Spillway type: Tunnel, gated
Spillway capacity: 208,000 cu ft/s (5,900 m3/s)
Total capacity: 27,000,000 acreƔft (33 km3)
Catchment area: 108,335 sq mi (280,590 km2)
Surface area: 161,390 acres (65,310 ha)
Turbines: 8x 254,000 hp Francis turbines
Installed capacity: 1,320 MW
Annual generation: 4,217 GWh
Keywords:
Potable Domestic Water, Drinking Water, Fresh, Hydrology, Hydroelectric Power, Potable Water, Structure, Generating, Generation, Electricity, Technology, Energy Production, Electrical, Industrial, Industry, Alternative, Renewable Resource, Cleantech, Hydrology, waterpower, Hydropower
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George H. Ulrich Jr.

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