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Eight barrier removals in Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

November 16, 2023

Eight barrier removals in Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Removing eight barriers to restore river flow, revitalise biodiversity, and preserve Plitvice Lakes National Park’s delicate balance.

Four barrier removals, Danube River, Slovakia

November 16, 2023

Four barrier removals, Danube River, Slovakia

Reconnecting the degraded Foki sidearm to the Danube River by removing four artificial barriers such as traverses and groynes.

Tama Dam, Spain

November 16, 2023

Tama Dam, Spain

[REMOVED] Obtaining the permits, authorisations, and constructions plans needed to remove the barrier and open up 52 km of river.

Restoration of Branugues stream, Batitan weir removal, France

November 16, 2023

Restoration of Branugues stream, Batitan weir removal, France

Taking measures to safely remove the Batitan Dam, restoring ecological balance and biodiversity and enhancing waterway connectivity and habitat quality.

Albanian Municipality DARE (Dam Removal)

November 16, 2023

Albanian Municipality DARE (Dam Removal)

Identifying outdated and environmentally harmful dams in Albania to decommission, fostering discussions and knowledge exchange to restore river flow and biodiversity.

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.