Hoover Dam - A National Historic Landmark

Visiting Hoover Dam

Traffic Advisory

The Story of Hoover Dam

Education Information

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Jet flow gate testing at Hoover Dam.

The Mission

The Bureau of Reclamation's mission is to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.

Hoover Dam is one of the Bureau of Reclamation's multipurpose projects on the Colorado River. Hoover Dam's authorized purposes are: "flood control; improvement of navigation and regulation of the Colorado River; storage and delivery of Colorado River waters for reclamation of public lands and other beneficial uses exclusively within the United States; and hydroelectric power production.

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