Hungry Horse Dam


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Hungry Horse Dam,

564 ft (172 m) high and 2,115 ft (645 m) long, NW Mont. on the southern fork of the Flathead River. A major unit in the development program for the Columbia River basin, it was built (1948–53) to provide hydroelectric power, flood control, and irrigation. Hungry Horse Reservoir, formed by the dam, extends c.35 mi (55 km) upstream.
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Hungry Horse Dam stands 564 feet tall and was completed in 1953.
Contract Awarded to Perform turbine repair for Grand Coulee and Hungry Horse dams.
The Hungry Horse Dam in Montana has a curved single arch design made of concrete.
The Hungry Horse Dam is an arch-shaped concrete dam.
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The program is designed to compensate for fishery impacts caused by the construction and operation of Hungry Horse Dam on the South Fork Flathead River.
These repairs are essential so that the switchgear at Hungry Horse Dam maintains its reliability for years to come in serving the area extending from the Continental Divide westward to the Pacific Ocean.
The Corps and the Bureau of Reclamation, which operate Hungry Horse Dam, have a continuing commitment to provide specific river flows as part of a regional program to aid Columbia River Basin salmon.
Reservoirs behind Libby and Hungry Horse dams in Montana and Dworshak Dam in Idaho are expected to be among the hardest hit.
5 million contract by the Bureau of Reclamation to replace the switchgear at Hungry Horse Dam.
Contract Awarded for Replace the switchgear at Hungry Horse Dam
At the time of its completion in 1953, Hungry Horse Dam was the third-largest dam, and second-highest concrete dam, in the world.