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Rivers Reborn : Removing Dams and Restoring Rivers in California
Steve Evans
Friends of the River
Date Created and/or Issued
1999 November 01
Contributing Institution
UC Riverside, Library, Water Resources Collections and Archives
Clearinghouse for Dam Removal Information (CDRI)
Rights Information
Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Scope/Content: Abstract: This is an overview of the dam removal possibilities in California. The publication discusses many of the potential benefits and problems with dam removal, including ecosystem restoration, public safety, sediment removal, and costs. It lists potential dam removal sites, along with the issues pertaining to each one.
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Ecology and river restoration
Fisheries and fish passage
Legal and policy
Sediment and channel dynamics
Dam retirement
Alameda Creek
American River
Butte Creek
Calaveras River
Cosumnes River
Eel River
Mokelumne River
Truckee River
Wilder Creek
Yuba River
Butte Creek Head Dam
Cape Horn Dam
Centerville Dam
Daguerre Point Dam
El Dorado Dam
Englebright Dam
Farard Dam
Niles Dam
Scott Dam
Sunol Dam
Wilder Creek Dam
Woodbridge Dam

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