• A stator in the third powerhouse at Grand Coulee.
  • The penstocks above the water at Hoover Dam
  • The top of Shasta Dam in California
  • An automated gate structure on a canal in Washington.
  • An aerial photo of the sunsetting at Ruedi Reservoir in Colorado.


Reclamation offices routinely reach out to the communities they serve by sharing scientific and environmental materials.  Please view the summary of current resources:

Dam Operations, Reservoirs  and Youth Tours

Folsom Dam, American River Water Education Center in Folsom, Calif.

Hoover Dam Learning Information, between Arizona and Nevada on the Colorado River near Las Vegas, Nev.

Grand Coulee Dam, Washington

Lake Berryessa, Calif. Water Education Program

New Melones Lake Visitor Center, near Sonora, Calif.


Drought Information

Drought Information Mid Pacific Region


Bridge Building Competition for Colorado High School Students – co-sponsored by Reclamation

Current Water Operations (reservoir levels, dam release schedules and river data) -

Technical Service Center – View five short Reclamation videos of how we crush concrete, thwart invasive mussels, ensure that fish are not stressed out, find low-cost ways to deliver water, and use robots to check pipes.

Safety (Canals)

Otto Otter Coloring Book, in English and Spanish, for children below age 12

Water Conservation