Dams are important because they help people have water to drink and provide water for industry, water for irrigation, water for fishing and recreation, water for hydroelectric power production, water for navigation in rivers, and other needs. Dams also serve people by reducing or preventing floods.
Dams allow rivers to be used for navigation.
Dams provide water for hydroelectric power production.
Dams create lakes for fishing and recreation.
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Dams are important because they provide water for irrigation.