Hoover Dam

And how it produces electricity

Origin

  1. Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada.

What does it stand for

Hoover Dam is a testimony to a country's ability to construct monolithic projects in the midst of adverse conditions.

Literally why it stands

  1. Presently, the Hoover Dam can produce 2,000 megawatts of capacity and a yearly average generation of 4.5 billion kilowatt hours to serve the annual electrical needs of nearly 8 million people in Arizona, southern California, and southern Nevada.