Local Calgary Real Estate Listings Located Near the Glenmore Reservoir
A large reservoir on the Elbow River in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. The Glenmore Dam is the a concrete gravity dam on the Elbow River built to control the reservoir. It is the primary source of drinking water to the City of Calgary. Built in 1932, with a cost of $3.8 million, the dam controls the downstream flow of the Elbow River, thus allowing the city to develop property near the river's banks with less risk of flooding.