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Edenville Dam Failure

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Education & Awareness

Education & Awareness

American Dams is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.  Our mission is to educate the public on the benefit of dams, provide information on regulatory and operational matters, and operate dams for the public's benefit.


Education & Awareness

Education & Awareness

Education & Awareness

There are nearly 90,000 dams across the country that provide vital societal needs including water supply, flood protection, renewable hydropower generation, recreation, water quality benefits, and environmental benefits. 


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Education & Awareness

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