Myth of the Hydrosystem: the safety of dams

Myth of the Hydrosystem: the safety of dams

In November of 2017, with the Hebgen Dam’s final phase of its $40 million upgrade and rehabilitation nearly completed, it now had the latest in safety and technological improvements. Despite being a state of the art facility, less than four years since those upgrades...
Heal The River

Heal The River

This film discusses the unintended consequences of the construction and operation of the Harris Dam on Alabama’s Tallapoosa River, and how it has changed the way downstream communities interact with the river. With the licensing underway, there are opportunities...
Celebrating a Decade of Recovery on the Elwha River

Celebrating a Decade of Recovery on the Elwha River

This week we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Elwha River Restoration project and the commencement of dam removal on the Elwha River. The removal of Elwha Dam and Glines Canyon Dam represents the biggest dam removal effort in the United States; reflecting back on that achievement after a decade has passed we are witness to a river that has made, and continues to make, a remarkable recovery.