Great Works Hydro P-2312

Through the removal of the Great Works (2012) and Veazie (2013) dams, along with installation of a fish bypass at Howland Dam (2016) on the Penobscot River in Maine, Atlantic salmon and other sea-run fish now have access to nearly 2,000 miles of spawning and rearing habitat. The Penobscot River Restoration Project has allowed the river to return to a more natural state and renewed the sense of pride in communities who use the river.

Eagle & Phenix P-2655

The Eagle and Phenix Dam was a stone dam on the Chattahoochee River, in downtown Columbus, Georgia. The dam was built in 1882 to power the Eagle and Phenix Textile Mill. It was breached in March 2012 to restore natural flowing conditions and create an urban whitewater park along the river.

Elwha Hydroelectric Project P-2683

The Elwha River is unique among rivers of the Olympic Peninsula with a watershed that represents approximately 20% of Olympic National Park and headwaters reaching to the very center of the Olympic Mountains. These mountains were formed by the domal uplift of marine...