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Dear Dam Meisters !!

This is a Dam !!



Nice isn't it ?...notice how well kept on one side a lot of water is ?


How do they do that ?....how do they construct a big wall thing in the middle of something which needs damming ?

I don't  know...but I want to !!

« Last Edit: 30/09/2007 20:28:14 by neilep »


 

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First, you nibble a tree until it falls over...
 

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the most reasonable thing to do, would be to build a bridge as its base, and then work at one pillar at a time, untilll you reach the full damn, im not sure of my theory, but i think thats it.
 

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Because don't forget, looking at the picture, looks as if its a rapid river, but chances are, it was much calmer before the dam was built, and if you look on top, it is also a bridge.
 

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When the Hoover dam was built they diverted the Colorado river.
 

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o how did they do that?
 

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They made lots of dynamighty bangs that blocked the original watercourse with boulders and stuff when the new 1 was ready (also made by dynamighty bangy things).

http://www.hooverdamtourcompany.com/hooverdam.html
 

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i didn't really understand that, but i get the flow of it.
 

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Dr Eth will be pleased to know that I saw a whole prog about how beavers build dams !!...d'ya think that's what humans do ?...get beavers to build the things !...cement a relationship with them to construct a dam relationship ?
 

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Because don't forget, looking at the picture, looks as if its a rapid river, but chances are, it was much calmer before the dam was built, and if you look on top, it is also a bridge.

THANK YOU for your answers.......I wonder if all Dams have bridges/walkways ?..I guess they must eh ?
 

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Dam !!..Dam the whole lot of ewe !! ( A question about Dams !!)
« Reply #10 on: 30/09/2007 21:19:44 »
Dr Eth will be pleased to know that I saw a whole prog about how beavers build dams !!...d'ya think that's what humans do ?...get beavers to build the things !...cement a relationship with them to construct a dam relationship ?

We're dam good at it
 

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Dam !!..Dam the whole lot of ewe !! ( A question about Dams !!)
« Reply #11 on: 30/09/2007 21:30:08 »
Dr Eth will be pleased to know that I saw a whole prog about how beavers build dams !!...d'ya think that's what humans do ?...get beavers to build the things !...cement a relationship with them to construct a dam relationship ?

We're dam good at it

Ewe certainly are !!

The beavers in question had diverted a whole river !!...it was a mammoth undertaking !!
 

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Dam !!..Dam the whole lot of ewe !! ( A question about Dams !!)
« Reply #12 on: 30/09/2007 22:01:51 »
Dr Eth will be pleased to know that I saw a whole prog about how beavers build dams !!...d'ya think that's what humans do ?...get beavers to build the things !...cement a relationship with them to construct a dam relationship ?

We're dam good at it

Ewe certainly are !!

The beavers in question had diverted a whole river !!...it was a mammoth undertaking !!

Mammoths make good bulldozers  :D
 

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Dam !!..Dam the whole lot of ewe !! ( A question about Dams !!)
« Reply #13 on: 30/09/2007 23:28:20 »
no they dont, they make great bulldozers :)
 

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Dam !!..Dam the whole lot of ewe !! ( A question about Dams !!)
« Reply #14 on: 30/09/2007 23:59:17 »
Or cowdozers if they're female  :D
 

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Dam !!..Dam the whole lot of ewe !! ( A question about Dams !!)
« Reply #15 on: 01/10/2007 01:42:05 »
I just wish I could doze !!
 

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