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Benefits from grand coulee dam

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It provided as much as 6,809 megawatts, Gave jobs to seven thousand men all over the Pacific northwest and was created as a Depression releif, and as a flood control.

Enough Water flows through the dam, each year, to provide New York City's drinking water for 100 years.

The Grand Coulee Dam is part of the Columbia River Hydro System that harnesses the 'Power' of the Columbia River.

Also, the Grand Coulee dam is the largest concrete structure ever built.

It could be used to create hydro-electric power.

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