Rink Dam is located just 2.3 miles from Bethlehem, in Alexander County, in the state of North Carolina.
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 waterfall from the dam at Price Lake on Blue Ridge Parkway against a backdrop of changing leaves in Fall