69 Dams Removed in 2020

69 Dams Removed in 2020

Despite the challenges of working through a pandemic, river restoration practitioners continued to pursue dam removal projects in 2020 to revitalize local economies and communities and reconnect 624 upstream river miles for fish, wildlife and river health. Sixty-nine...
UN report: Aging dams pose growing threat

UN report: Aging dams pose growing threat

By 2050, most people on Earth will live downstream of tens of thousands of large dams built in the 20th century, many of them already operating at or beyond their design life, according to a UN University analysis. The report, “Aging water infrastructure: An emerging...