The engines room in the inner wall of the dam is lined with 17 generators that produce all the energy, where 16 of them are big generators while two smaller ones work as one combined generator. The smaller ones are used to dispense hydroelectric energy to neighbourhoods in the surrounding areas. Kenny Slaught remarks that the energy created from the dam is distributed to 15 areas. The biggest consumers of energy are – Southern California consumes up to 28% of Hoover Dam’s energy, followed by the State of Nevada with 23% and the State of Arizona with 18% of consumption volume. The dam also distributes energy to Native American tribes residing the area. Besides, 90% Las Vegas’ water comes from Hoover Dam. The lake formed in the dam is known as Lake Mead. At its highest water volume level, it could be the largest water reservoir in the United States. At present, the Hoover Dam is managed by the United States Bureau of Reclamation and it is known as one of the most attractive must-go places to visit in the nation.
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