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Webber Dam in Lyons Township

Sign for Webber DamWith a capacity of 3,225 kilowatts, Webber Dam began generating electricity on the Grand River in 1907, with its output primarily serving the city of Grand Rapids. The Webber tailwaters attract salmon, steelhead and bass. A portage and boat launch are near the dam.

Dock at the reservoirThe dam is owned by Consumers Energy and is one of 13 hydroelectric utility maintains in Michigan. It is 32 feet high and 1,200 feet long, and is the tallest dam on the Grand River. Behind it lies a 7-mile-long, 660-acre reservoir.

Watch a YouTube video of the Webber Dam:

Learn more about the dam in the Consumers Energy booklet "Get Closer to Nature."