The Bureau of Reclamation, a water management agency is best known for the dams, powerplants, and canals it constructed in the 17 western states. This site provides scientific and technologic information about regional hydroelectric programs, news releases, congressional testimony, and fact sheets. Researchers can search the site's database for information about specific dams, powerplants, and projects, and use its glossary of commonly used terms. There is also a library catalog, which returns holdings results for regional libraries.
Resource URL: http://www.usbr.gov/