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Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River, color lights in the night, Gravity Dam
Code Number:
TPHV02P15_05
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River, color lights in the night, Gravity Dam
Construction began: 04/16/1933
Opened: 01/06/1942
Construction cost: Original dam: $168 million
Third Powerplant: $730 million
Operato: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Height: 168 meters (550 feet)
Length: 1,592 meters (5,223 feet)
Width (crest): 9 meters (30 feet)
Width (base): 152 meters (500 feet)
Dam volume: 9,155,942 m3 (11,975,520 cu yd)
Spillway type: Service, drum gate
Hydraulic head: 116 meters (380 feet)
Turbines: 27 Francis turbines, 6 pump-generators
Installed capacity: 6,809 MW, 7,079 MW (max)
Annual generation: 20.24 TWh
Reservoir Creates the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Lake
Website: http://www.usbr.gov/pn/grandcoulee/
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