Wilson Dam


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Wil′son Dam′


n.
a dam on the Tennessee River, in NW Alabama. 4862 ft. (1482 km) long; 137 ft. (42 km) high.
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The act tasked TVA to improve river; providing flood control through reforestation, developing agriculture, commerce and industry in the valley; and operating the hydroelectric Wilson Dam, TVA employed 9000 people and built 16 dams between 1933 and 1944 in seven states.
Bhandardara sits by the Pravara River, and the natural environment, waterfalls, mountains, Wilson dam, Arthur lake and Randha falls are tourist attractions.
Cooper served as chief engineer of the Keokuk Dam on the Mississippi River (1913); design and consulting engineer for the Wilson Dam on the Muscle Shoals River (1924); and a consulting engineer on the Dnieper Hydroelectric Station, Soviet Union (1932).
We also thank the Wilson Dam Local Section of the American Chemical Society for additional support.
In 2002, a large mussel die-off was noted in Pickwick Reservoir, Tennessee River, AL, tail waters of Wilson Dam Tennessee River mile (TRM) 259.4.