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The water from the Salt Springs Dam powers not one, but four power stations, passing the water through each station in turn then finally, it's used for drinking and irrigation. Now That's Recycling more

Salt Springs Dam: Construction

The Salt Springs Dam was built starting in 1928 and completed in 1931. It was the highest rock-filled, concrete faced dam in the world at that time, and also, the first to reach 100 meters. 84 years l... Find out more

Photo History of Salt Springs Dam

Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. This is one of those times. Much of the construction of the Salt Springs Dam was preserved in pictures and have been provided to us, courtesy of PG&E. Th... Find out more

Salt Springs Dam & the Environment

From the very start, the Salt Springs Dam had a positive impact on the environment. Replacing the devastating effects of hydro strip mining from the 1800s with gorgeous lakes used by thousands of visi... Find out more