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...
Return to Us: A good story, well told

Return to Us: A good story, well told

by Eric Booton   If you need a pick-me-up, this is it. It is with great excitement that we share the short film, “Return to Us: Restoring Alaska’s Eklutna River,” with you. As of today, it is available free of charge online for all to enjoy. Return to...
Bringing Back Lewis River Salmon

Bringing Back Lewis River Salmon

American Rivers recently praised PacifiCorp and parent company Berkshire Hathaway for stepping up to ensure dam removal and river restoration on the Klamath River in Oregon and California. While we applaud PacifiCorp for taking responsibility for the damage that their...