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Crossmill Dam, Scotland

November 23, 2023

Crossmill Dam, Scotland

[REMOVED] Enhancing the Levern Water by eliminating the last remaining barrier to migratory fish, fostering a historic return of Atlantic salmon spawning.

Reviving the Yagorlyk River through dam removal

August 25, 2023

Reviving the Yagorlyk River through dam removal

Increasing the Yagorlyk River’s free-flowing sections to 50% by exploring the opportunities for dam removal through community engagement.

Revitalising River Alt: A feasibility study for weir removal

August 25, 2023

Revitalising River Alt: A feasibility study for weir removal

Assessing the feasibility of removing the largest barrier along the River Alt to open up 29km of river.

River Tonge Weirs Feasibility Study

August 25, 2023

River Tonge Weirs Feasibility Study

Examine the potential constraints, risks and costs of removing three weirs from the Tonge River.  

The first dam removal in Kosovo begins with Mirusha Dam

August 25, 2023

The first dam removal in Kosovo begins with Mirusha Dam

The removal of the Mirusha Dam will be a catalyst for Kosovo’s dam removal movement.

Restoring free-flow to the Stångån River

August 25, 2023

Restoring free-flow to the Stångån River

Ensuring a free-flowing River Stångån for future generations by acquiring the water usage rights associated with removing three dams.

Unlocking the flow: strategies for prioritising barrier removal in small rivers in Western Pomerania

August 25, 2023

Unlocking the flow: strategies for prioritising barrier removal in small rivers in Western Pomerania

Developing and field-testing a prioritisation and selection process database that will identify at least three impactful dams to remove.

Vrbovo Dam, Slovenia

August 25, 2023

Vrbovo Dam, Slovenia

Removing the Vrbovo Dam in the extraordinary Škocjan Caves World Heritage site.

Socio-ecological research to promote the restoration of Khanjal Lake

August 25, 2023

Socio-ecological research to promote the restoration of Khanjal Lake

Creating a detailed plan to remove a locking dam, reinstating the local lake to its natural state, enhancing biodiversity, and revitalizing wetland ecosystems.