Bera is situated in close proximity to the Jawai Dam and lake and is the destination for leopard sightings, but where one can also spot more than 150 species of birds.
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Lake Jawai Panorama
Jawai Bandh was constructed in Rajasthan across the Jawai River, a tributary of the Luni River. Jawai got importance in 1946, when Umaid Singh started building a dam there. Prior to that, it was just an area with some granite hills and a river, uninteresting to tourists or the government. Now, it is a beautiful landscape.
Lake Arenal Costa Rica
Lake Arenal sits at the base of the Arenal Volcano in the northern highlands of Costa Rica. It is the country’s largest landlocked body of water, with a surface that covers nearly 33 square miles (85 square km) and a depth that reaches some 200 feet (60 m).
In 1979, Lake Arenal was enlarged to three times its original size with the construction of a hydroelectric dam. Nowadays, Lake Arenal’s dam is hugely important to the country, as it produces nearly 12% of Costa Rica’s electric energy.
Jackson Lake at the Tetons
Jackson Lake is in Grand Teton National Park in northwestern Wyoming. This natural lake was enlarged by the construction of the Jackson Lake Dam, which was originally built in 1911, enlarged in 1916 and rebuilt by 1989.
Rink Dam is located just 2.3 miles from Bethlehem, in Alexander County, in the state of North Carolina.
Bench View – Catawba River, Hickory
Winding its way from the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina to central South Carolina, the Catawba-Wateree River Basin contains eleven reservoirs, fourteen dams, and supplies roughly two million people with drinking water.
Here is a bench view from the Catawba river as it flows downward from Lake Hickory Dam in Hickory, North Carolina
Mattupetty Dam is a concrete gravity dam, constructed between 1949 and 1953 for the purpose of conservation of water and hydroelectricity generation. Featuring a catchment area of 105 sq km, this dam is a vital source of electricity and yields substantial revenue for the state of Kerala.
A Waterfalls in the Fall
A waterfall from the dam at Price Lake on Blue Ridge Parkway against a backdrop of changing leaves in Fall