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[[Image:Inflated_dam_alameda_crk.JPG|thumb|right|Inflated Dam on Alameda Creek (Alameda Flood Control and Water Conservation District)]]
 
[[Image:Inflated_dam_alameda_crk.JPG|thumb|right|Inflated Dam on Alameda Creek (Alameda Flood Control and Water Conservation District)]]
[[Image:Deflated_dam_alameda_crk.JPG|thumb|right|Deflated Dam on Alameda Creek (Alameda Flood Control and Water Conservation District)]]
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===Inflatable dams===
 
===Inflatable dams===
 
Inflatable dams are made of thick, laminated rubber and nylon tubes that are anchored to a concrete foundation across the streambed. The tube can be filled automatically or manually with air or water to create a barrier, and subsequently deflated to lie flat on the foundation (see photo). The inflatable tubes usually last between 25 and 50 years.
 
Inflatable dams are made of thick, laminated rubber and nylon tubes that are anchored to a concrete foundation across the streambed. The tube can be filled automatically or manually with air or water to create a barrier, and subsequently deflated to lie flat on the foundation (see photo). The inflatable tubes usually last between 25 and 50 years.
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===Flashboard dams===
 
===Flashboard dams===
 
Flashboard dams usually involve a concrete foundation and frame into which boards are inserted to block the stream flow and raise the water level to allow for diversion.  
 
Flashboard dams usually involve a concrete foundation and frame into which boards are inserted to block the stream flow and raise the water level to allow for diversion.  
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[[Image:Deflated_dam_alameda_crk.JPG|thumb|right|Deflated Dam on Alameda Creek (Alameda Flood Control and Water Conservation District)]]
    
====Advantages====
 
====Advantages====

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