Glen Canyon Dam, Lake Powell Recreation Area

Located upstream from Grand Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon Dam stand proudly as hydroelectric power and the second largest water reservoir on the Colorado River, Arizona, United States.

Glen Canyon Dam has a height 710 feet, a width of 25 feet at the peak, and 300 feet maximum base width, and height of 583 feet above the Colorado river, supported by 155 500-horse power eight Francis turbines that can generate 3.209 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity, in 2005.

Glen Canyon Dam has a concrete arch with a height of 1560 feet, which forms Lake Powell, which is now popular as a tourist water with access bridge near the Dam, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. This is a recreation destination that is used to increase western U.S. economy.

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