Kinzua Dam, The Hydroelectricity Dams in Pennsylvania USA

Kinzua Dam is a dam hydroelectric production, and drainage control. Kinzua Dam in the beginning by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the year 1960 – 1965, situated in the Allegheny National Forest in Warren County, Pennsylvania, which is one of the largest dams in the Mississippi River, the United States.

Kinzua Dam has a length of 1877 feet, with a height of 179 feet, was built using 500,000 cubic meters of concrete, which cost approximately $ 108,000,000, the construction of Kinzua Dam does not end in vain, this dam can generate 400 megawatts.

Other than as hydroelectricity and drainage control, Kinzua Dam to be used as a place of recreation such as camping, hiking and snowmobiling in the area around the Dam, also boating on the Kinzua lake, a lake formed by the construction of Kinzua Dam.