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Gainer Memorial Dam

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General Information

Structural Type: Earthfill dam
Function / usage: Irrigation & industrial water dam
Other name(s): Scituate Dam
Completed in: 1926

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Hope, Rhode Island, USA, North America
  • Pawtuxet River

Technical Information


height 54.9 m
total length 976 m


Named after Jospeh H. Gainer, who was mayor of Providence during the construction of the dam.



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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20003391
Created: 27/05/2002
Last Updated: 22/07/2014