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Haggetts Pond

Haggetts Pond is the reservoir for the town of Andover, Massachusetts, United States. It is located in the western part of the town and also lends its name to a road. The Merrimack River is connected to the pond to add volume to the reservoir. In ...

                                               

Hickory Hills Lake (Lunenburg, Massachusetts)

Prior to 1925, Hickory Hills Lake was just a swampy area along Mulpus Brook. Charles P. Dickinson owned the land and prepared to turn the area into his own private lake. In the summer of 1925 he had all of the trees cleared so that the area could ...

                                               

High Service Water Tower and Reservoir

The High Service Water Tower and Reservoir, colloquially known as the Tower Hill Tower, is a public water supply facility off Massachusetts Route 110 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The reservoir was constructed in 1874-75 to provide the citys public ...

                                               

Lake Onota

Lake Onota is located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. It is 617 acres in area, located entirely in the City of Pittsfield and is owned by it. It is divided into north and south basins due to the old roadway that marked to north end with minimal wat ...

                                               

Otis Reservoir

Otis Reservoir is a 1.085-acre reservoir located primarily in Otis, Massachusetts. Small portions are also in Tolland, MA, and Blandford, MA. The lake is popular for boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing, snowmobiling, camping, and water-relat ...

                                               

Sugden Reservoir

The Sugden Reservoir is a Massachusetts reservoir located in Spencer, Massachusetts. It forms the headwaters of Shaw Brook, which is a tributary to Turkey Hill Creek, a major tributary to the Seven Mile River. This water body is part of the Chico ...

                                               

Lake Wyola

Construction was completed on a dam in 1883 that increased the size of the lake from 65 acres 0.3 km 2 to 130 acres 0.5 km 2, doubling the size of the lake. The dam was originally installed to help provide hydropower on the Sawmill River, then th ...

                                               

Lake Allegan

Lake Allegan is a man-made lake located in Valley Township just outside the city of Allegan in the U.S. state of Michigan. The water is safe for swimming and boating. The lake has a large surface area of almost 1.600 acres. Salmon runs occur on t ...

                                               

Belleville Lake (Wayne County, Michigan)

Belleville Lake is a 2-square-mile man-made lake located in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It was created in 1925 when the Eastern Michigan Edison Company built the French Landing Dam and Powerhouse along the Huron River. The 28-foot ...

                                               

Lake Columbia

Lake Columbia is a small man-made lake in Columbia Township in southern Jackson County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Originally formed as a mill pond in 1836, it was expanded to 840 acres in 1961. At its greatest extent, the lake is 2 and 1/4 mi ...

                                               

Dead Stream Flooding

                                               

Fletcher Pond

Fletcher Pond is a man-made body of water located in Northeastern Michigan. The pond covers over 9.000 acres of land that was previously cedar forest. A dam was built in 1931 that blocked the flow of the Thunder Bay River to provide reserve water ...

                                               

Lake George (Steuben County, Indiana)

Lake George is a recreational lake on the Indiana-Michigan state line, located two-thirds in Steuben County and one-third in Branch County. Nearby towns are Angola and Fremont in Indiana and Coldwater and Kinderhook in Michigan. A mill pond and d ...

                                               

Greenwood Reservoir

Greenwood Reservoir is a large, 1.073-acre impoundment located in Michigans Upper Peninsula. It is a very picturesque and relatively secluded.

                                               

Hamlin Lake

Hamlin Lake is a man-made lake in Michigan enlarged by the backup of the Big Sable River by the Hamlin Lake Dam before it reaches Lake Michigan. The lake, which covers 4.990 acres, is 12 miles long and two miles wide. It has two sections, the upp ...

                                               

Houghton Lake Flats

                                               

Kent Lake (Michigan)

Kent Lake is a 1.200-acre reservoir lake formed by damming the Huron River near its headwaters. Kent Lake is mostly located in Oakland County, Michigan in Milford and Lyon Townships, with a small portion including its dam located in Green Oak Tow ...

                                               

Pontiac Lake (Michigan)

Pontiac Lake is an all-sports, 640-acre Oakland County, Michigan lake along the Huron River. The lake lies primarily in White Lake Township, while a small portion of the lake lies in Waterford Township. It is the fifth largest lake in the county. ...

                                               

Sanford Lake

Sanford Lake is a man-made reservoir located in Midland County, Michigan. It was formed by the damming of the Tittabawassee River near the town of Sanford, Michigan. The dam is owned and operated by Boyce Hydro,LLC. The main body of the lake stre ...

                                               

Lake Templene

In the late 1960s Floyd Templin pursued the idea to dam the Prairie River to create a lake to build houses around. He gathered some investors and proceeded to build a dam. The lake became popular for fishing tournaments, and this caused a conflic ...

                                               

Lake Thirteen

Lake Thirteen is a private lake located in Surrey Township, Clare County, Michigan. The lake spans about 95 acres, and reaches a maximum depth of about 32 feet. The lake serves recreational purposes such as watersports and fishing. In most fishin ...

                                               

Fish Lake Reservoir

Fish Lake Reservoir, sometimes called Fish Lake Flowage, is a 3.526-acre impoundment of the Beaver River, part of the Cloquet and Saint Louis River system, located 20 miles northwest of the city of Duluth, Minnesota. Fish Lake Reservoir, known lo ...

                                               

Gull Lake (Cass County, Minnesota)

Gull Lake is a lake in the U.S. state of Minnesota, located in Cass County and Crow Wing County. It is one of the largest lakes in the Brainerd, Minnesota-Baxter, Minnesota area and also one of the most popular for vacationing and for recreation. ...

                                               

Little Rock Lake

Little Rock Lake is a reservoir in Benton County, Minnesota, United States. The lake was formed in 1911 by the impounding of the Mississippi River by the Sartell Dam 5 miles downriver. Little Rock Lake was named from Little Rock Creek. The lake h ...

                                               

Lake Ore-be-gone

Lake Ore-be-gone is a 140-acre artificial lake, formed by the flooding of three open-pit iron ore mines, within the city limits of Gilbert, Minnesota, US. Since the flooding of the mining pits, the area around the lake has been subject to land re ...

                                               

Lake Killarney (Missouri)

                                               

McDaniel Lake

McDaniel Lake is a 300-acre source of water for the city of Springfield, Missouri currently owned and operated by City Utilities of Springfield as their public water source. Despite being 5 miles north of the city limits, the Springfield Police D ...

                                               

Mozingo Lake

Mozingo Lake is a 1.006 acres reservoir in Nodaway County, Missouri on Mozingo Creek. The reservoir is owned by the city of Maryville, Missouri and is the citys water source and operates as a 3.000 acre 12 km² park including the Mozingo Lake Golf ...

                                               

Lake Niangua

Lake Niangua is a 360-acre hydroelectric lake in southern Camden County, Missouri, USA, on the Niangua River. The lake has a public access with a boat ramp and picnic area.

                                               

Georgetown Lake (Montana)

Georgetown Lake is a 2.818-acre reservoir in Deer Lodge and Granite Counties, Montana. The reservoir impounds the North Fork of Flint Creek and lies at an elevation of 6.337 feet just west of the Anaconda Range. The reservoir is a popular recreat ...

                                               

Branched Oak Lake

                                               

Lake McConaughy

Lake McConaughy is a reservoir on the North Platte River. It is located 9 miles north of Ogallala, Nebraska, United States, near U.S. Highway 26 and Nebraska Highway 61. The reservoir was named for Charles W. McConaughy, a grain merchant and mayo ...

                                               

Morning Star Lake (Nebraska)

Morning Star Lake is a lake in the central part of the U.S. state of Nebraska. Off the Platte River just outside Clarks, the lake is part of a complex of five private, manmade lakes called "Summerwood". The lakes were built as a result of the san ...

                                               

Lake Wanahoo

Lake Wanahoo is a 637-acre lake located one mile north of Wahoo, Nebraska. The project in the Sand Creek Watershed will include a dam, 639-acre lake and recreation area directly north of Wahoo.

                                               

Lake Yankton (South Dakota)

Lake Yankton, also called Cottonwood Lake, is an artificial lake that was originally part of the main channel of the Missouri River on the border of the U.S. States of Nebraska and South Dakota, near Yankton, South Dakota. The lake has an approxi ...

                                               

Lake Lahontan (reservoir)

Modern Lake Lahontan is a reservoir on the Carson River in northwest Nevada in the United States. It is formed by the Lahontan Dam, built in 1905 by the Bureau of Reclamation as part of the Newlands Reclamation Act and is located between Fallon, ...

                                               

Lake Carasaljo

A man-made lake in the center of Lakewood Township, New Jersey, Lake Carasaljo was created in the mid-1700s when the South Branch of the Metedeconk River was dammed to provide power for a sawmill, which became known as Three Partners Mill. The la ...

                                               

Colonial Lake

Colonial Lake is a 25-acre man-made lake along the Shabakunk Creek in Lawrence Township, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. It is located on Business Route 1 across from the Lawrence Shopping Center. The lake was created when an earthen da ...

                                               

Deal Lake

Deal Lake is a man-made lake in Monmouth County, New Jersey. It is the largest lake in the county and one of the largest lakes in New Jersey, occupying 158 acres and drains into the Atlantic Ocean. The lake covers 158 acres 64 ha. Seven municipal ...

                                               

Duhernal Lake

Duhernal Lake is a lake in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. The lake is currently formed at the confluence of the South River, Matchaponix Bay and the outflow of Devoe Lake. It currently forms the border between the towns of Spotswood ...

                                               

Greenwood Lake

Greenwood Lake is an interstate lake approximately seven miles long, straddling the border of New York and New Jersey. It is located in the Town of Warwick and the Village of Greenwood Lake, New York and West Milford, New Jersey. It is the source ...

                                               

Lake Hopatcong

Lake Hopatcong is the largest freshwater body in New Jersey, United States, about 4 square miles in area. Located 30 miles from the Delaware River and 40 miles from Manhattan, New York City, the lake forms part of the border between Sussex and Mo ...

                                               

Indian Lake (New Jersey)

Indian Lake is a reservoir and unincorporated community situated 509 feet above sea level in Denville Township, New Jersey. Snake Hill rises 780 feet to its west and Chestnut Hill rises 640 feet to its east.

                                               

Mary Elmer Lake

The lake is located in the park system of the city of Bridgeton, New Jersey, and is owned by the city. At normal levels it has a surface area of 22 acres 8.9 ha. Mary Elmer Lake Dam is of earthen construction, a gravity dam, with a height of 15 f ...

                                               

Mercer Lake

Mercer Lake, also known as Lake Mercer, is a man-made lake within Mercer County Park in West Windsor, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. The lake came into being with the 1975 construction of a dam to control flooding on the Assunpink Cree ...

                                               

Lake Musconetcong

Lake Musconetcong is located on the border of Morris County and Sussex County, New Jersey, and is part of Hopatcong State Park, which is administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The Musconetcong River flows through t ...

                                               

Pompton Lake

Pompton Lake is a 175-acre man-made lake on the Ramapo River which is located within the towns of Pompton Lakes and Wayne in Passaic County, New Jersey. The lake was formed by the construction of the Pompton Lake Dam in 1908 after a prior wooden ...

                                               

Splitrock Reservoir

Splitrock Reservoir is 1.500 acres of wilderness, surrounding a 650 acre reservoir, located on the borders of Rockaway Township and Kinnelon, in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. The reservoir is surrounded by woods and can be reached by ...

                                               

Sunset Lake (New Jersey)

Sunset Lake is a medium-sized reservoir located in and near the city of Bridgeton in southern New Jersey. The reservoir lies mostly in the townships of Hopewell Township and Upper Deerfield Township. The lake was created by damming a stream that ...

                                               

Swimming River Reservoir

The Swimming River Reservoir is a reservoir in Monmouth County, New Jersey. It is located on the border of Colts Neck, Holmdel and Lincroft. The Swimming River ends up in the reservoir, as well as other small tributaries. The Swimming River Reser ...

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