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Lake Mead, a reservoir formed by the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, is the largest reservoir in the United States by water capacity.

(Image Source: National Park Service)

Reservoirs are artificial bodies of water impounded behind a dam for one or more intended purposes including water storage, flood protection, hydropower generation, or recreation.

Components of a Reservoir

Life Cycle of a Reservoir


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