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xGx Mohne Dam, near Soest, Germany. Remember walking over this dam with our Mum's and Dad's when they came to visit us 1987/88

xGx Mohne Dam, near Soest, Germany. Remember walking over this dam with our Mum's and Dad's when they came to visit us

A hydroelectric and irrigation dam on the Naryn River in the Jalal-Abad Province of Kyrgyzstan, this dam is the shortest on our list at 215 meters high

25 Tallest Dams In The World

Toktogul Dam A hydroelectric and irrigation dam on the Naryn River in the Jalal-Abad Province of Kyrgyzstan, this dam is the shortest on our list at 215 meters high.

Itaipu Dam – its construction required enough concrete to build five Hoover Dams, and enough iron and steel to build 300 Eiffel Towers – landed it a spot on the American Society of Civil Engineers' list of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.

The World's 20 Most Amazing Dams (PHOTOS

From Arizona's Hoover Dam to China's massive Three Gorges Dam, a look at the world's most massive construction, hydroelectricity and water management projects that also have had massive impacts on the environment.

green design, eco design, sustainable design, Lake Oroville, water issues, climate change, California drought, Diana Marcum, Lake Oroville, Oroville Dam

California's drinking water source Lake Oroville plummets to 33%

if CA's Oroville Dam Breaks - only article I've seen that lists the major ramifications of this now not far-fetched possibility. Short, succinct, and horrifying.

Gavins Point Dam, Yankton, SD - this is awesome to see. We would sit on inner tubes and sled down the hill next to the dam.

Gavins Point Dam, Yankton, SD - this is awesome to see. We would sit on inner tubes and sled down the hill next to the dam.

Vidraru dam, Arges, Romania. Vidraru Dam was completed in 1966 on the Argeş River and creates Lake Vidraru. The arch dam was built with the primary purpose to produce hydroelectricity. It has become a popular site for bungee jumping. http://romaniasfriends.com

Vidraru Dam was completed in 1966 on the Argeş River and creates Lake Vidraru. The arch dam was built with the primary purpose to produce hydroelectricity. It has become a popular site for bungee jumping.

3 Gorges Dam- one of the worlds largest hydro electric dams

3 Gorges Dam- one of the worlds largest hydro electric dams my personal fav

Lake Vyrnwy Dam, Wales built in the 1880s to supply water to Liverpool and Mersyside. The first dame to carry water over the top instead of the side. Wikipedia.

Lake Vyrnwy Dam, Wales built in the to supply water to Liverpool and Mersyside. The first dame to carry water over the top instead of the side.

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