Cavitation is a danger in all spillways attached to large dams. The Three Gorges Dam, and others along the Yangtze River are the ones in question at the moment. Cavitation occurred at the Glen Canyon Dam in 1983. Repairs were made in time to deal with the snow melt of 1984, at very high cost. The video documentary above is a record of how it … Continue reading Dam Spillway Cavitation: What is it?