Do Dams Hurt the Ecosystem?

Answer Dam the river and stop the flooding! Hydroelectric power is clean and nonpolluting! But first, think about what you will be doing to the ecosystem. How will things be changed by the dam, both above... Read More »

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Who invented hydroelectric dams?

The first hydroelectric dam was conceived and invented by H.J. Rogers, according to Boing Boing. He opened the first hydroelectric power plant in 1882 in Appleton, Wisconsin. A writer at Invent Now... Read More »

How to Get Ice Dams Off Your Roof?

If you have trouble with ice dams growing on your roof, this simple solution will help you to solve the problem quickly, before the ice dam threatens to collapse your roof.

Why photographs are prohibited in dams?

Often photographs are prohibited in areas such as dams because of the possibility of terrorist action. Pictures will be taken as a way of "casing" an area, in order to have a visual reference.

How to Remove Ice Dams in Gutters?

Ice dams are frozen water buildups that can occur in rain gutters during freezing winter days. They can block a whole gutter and hang over it in long and thick icicles. Because of their spike-like ... Read More »