Kenny Slaught On Southern California’s Ongoing Dependence On Hoover Dam

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The ground-breaking dam built during the American Great Depression period was erected between 1931 and 1936, costing Americans $49 million dollars. The dam was originally named Boulder Dam, but became Hoover Dam in honor of then-President Herbert Hoover, who had made significant contributions to the completion of this prodigious project. It is 221 meters in height, 379 meters long and boasts more than 35.000 cubic kilometers of total capacity, meaning the colossal structure could generate more than 4.2 billion kWh2 per year, Kenny Slaught explained.

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