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Tsengwen Reservoir is the biggest reservoir in Taiwan Tsengwen Reservoir is located upstream of Tsengwen Creek. The main function of the reservoir is to fully uti lize the water resource of Tsengwen Creek for the improvement and expansion of the irrigation of Chianan Area.
The reservoir is also used for hydraulic power generation...
|The Turcek Water Reservoir is situated on river Turiec – a tributary of river Vah upstream of Turcek municipality. It is the main objective of the reservoir to provide for service of drinking water to the districts of Ziar nad Hronom (river Hron basin) and Prievidza (river Nitra basin). Since the reservoir is situated in the river Vah basin, under this arrangement water is transferred to two ot...||11/04/2005||425|
|The reservoir north of this dam displays nicely laid-out coastline due to low water level||09/11/2005||356|
|The site chosen for Cardinia Reservoir was Cardinia Creek, a few kilometres south of Emerald. Here, among small but well defined hills, the building of one large embankment and smaller saddle dams filled gaps in the hills to create a vast basin. The huge water storage area was completed in 1973, and took four years to fill, receiving water from Silvan Reservoir.||11/29/2005||309|
Wusanto Reservoir is located in Kwantien, Taiwan.
|This is the hydropower station in Neufinsing.|
It was built from 1921 t o 1924. They constructed a railway ("the Moosbahn") to conway the workers from Munich to the building site. This tracks kann still be seen near the dam that devides the reservoir (Speichersee) in two parts, but they are grown over with weeds.
This reservoir was built to save the water from the melting snow for...
|The Alqueva dam is a dam located at the Guadiana river in the Alentejo region. |
The reservoir is Portugal and Western Europe's largest.
The complex project was made to produce hydroelectric power, irrigation for farms in the surrounding area, as well as a large reservoir where several tourist ventures are also being built.
Alqueva, a village of about 350 inhabitant...
|Storage Lakes Cuber/Gorg Blau, Mallorca.|
Reservoir bordered in a huge rock mass.
El grande embalse Cuber/Gorg Blau queda dentro de las grandes montañas de Puig Mayor.
|Arabic letters on smir reservoir dam in morocco.|
The Smir reservoir in northern Morocco although only 8 m deep had a temperature difference of 4 °C between the surface and the bottom.
|The Saylorville Dam operates in conjunction with Lake Red Rock to minimize downstream flooding on the Des Moines River, and eventually the Mississippi River . Since 1977, operation of Saylorville Reservoir has resulted in an estimated flood damage savings of $174 million to the city of Des Moines and areas below the reservoir. In addition, the summer and winter recreational, interpretive, and c...||08/06/2005||541|
|Waterskiing in the Puddingstone Reservoir, Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park. |
Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park contains 1,970 acres of land including a 250-acre lake for water-oriented recreation. The park gets its name from 1959 L.A. County Supervisor Frank G. Bonelli. It was Bonelli who organized 14-communities in the East San Gabriel Valley to plant more than 10,000 trees creating...
|Snow and ice serve to accent human activities in this photograph taken by the Space Shuttle mission STS-98.The Souris River stretches across the photograph from left to right, with the upstream Rafferty Dam Reservoir frozen over on the far left. Two power plants, the Boundary Dam Power Station and the Shand Power Station, can be identified by the smoke plumes and shadows of those plumes. The ri...||10/30/2005||471|