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Title
Big Rapids Dam Removal, Big Rapids, MI
Creator
Great Lakes Fishery Trust
Date Created and/or Issued
2003
Publication Information
Great Lakes Fishery Trust
Contributing Institution
UC Riverside, Library, Water Resources Collections and Archives
Collection
Clearinghouse for Dam Removal Information (CDRI)
Rights Information
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Description
Scope/Content: Abstract: The booklet tells the story of the Big Rapids dam removal project in Big Rapids, MI. Contractors removed a dam remnant from the Muskegon River there in the summer of 2000 and completed the remainder of the project in 2001. This landmark project evolved over six years of cooperation among City of Big Rapids officials, MDNR Fisheries Division, other state regulators and a number of environmental groups.
Scope/Content: Dam type: concrete
Scope/Content: Dam type: rockfill crib
Scope/Content: Height: 17 ft.
Scope/Content: Date constructed: 1955. Date removed: 2001.
Type
text
Identifier
ark:/86086/n2251hpv
968
Subject
Construction
Ecology and river restoration
Economics
Engineering
Fisheries and fish passage
Legal and policy
Safety and liability
Sediment and channel dynamics
Dams
Dam retirement
Place
Muskegon River, MI
Big Rapids Dam
Lat: 43 deg 42' 29.25" N; Long: 85 deg 28' 53.21" W

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