Removal of Klamath Dams to Restore River Basin

Removal of Klamath Dams to Restore River Basin

The Klamath River Basin was once home to one of the West’s most prolific salmon fisheries. But for more than a century, efforts to harness the natural power of the river through the installation of hydroelectric dams, have contributed to devastating declines in water...
Snake River named ‘most endangered’ by American Rivers

Snake River named ‘most endangered’ by American Rivers

Photo by Eric Crawford. TU has worked for years to restore salmon and steelhead, and a dam-removal proposal is in the works American Rivers today named the Snake River America’s No. 1 Most Endangered River of 2021, pointing to perilously low returns of Snake River salmon and steelhead, and the urgent need for lawmakers and … Read more

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America’s Infrastructure gets a C-

America’s Infrastructure gets a C-

The American Society of Civil Engineers recently released their new Report Card on America’s Infrastructure. And while America’s infrastructure receives a C- overall, our water infrastructure is faring far worse: stormwater infrastructure gets a D, wastewater...
Elwha River is ascendent six years after the last dam came out

Elwha River is ascendent six years after the last dam came out

The years 2012 and 2015 are important years for the Elwha River, and for salmon and steelhead on the West Coast. Those years are when the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams, respectively, were fully deconstructed on Washington’s Elwha — and salmon and steelhead were able to pass them for the first time in a century. … Read more

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