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Reconnecting Rivers

Reconnecting Rivers   

Full Title:  Reconnecting Rivers:  Natural Channel Design in Dam Removal & Fish Passage.  Published by the Department of Natural Resources Division of Ecological Resources Stream Habitat Program, this book first identifies 14 dam problems:  Structural Integrity and Dam Failure; Reservoir Sedimentation; Channel Degradation; River Delta Effects; Hydraulic Undertows; Socioeconomic & Cultural Effects; Inundation of Critical Habitat; Flow Regulation; Water Quality Effects; Invasive Alien Species; Propagation of Parasites; Gas Supersaturation; Hydropower Effect and Blockage of Fish Migration.  The book also includes information on river restoration philosophy, natural channel design in river restoration, dam removal techniques including two case examples (Sandstone Dam - simple removal with no restoration and Appleton Milldam - dam removal with river restoration), a chapter on nature-like fishways including design approach and six case examples, a discussion chapter, as well as a complete appendix (with project briefs) and bibliography.

Stock Number: 13866
Price: $25.95
Publisher: Natural Resources
Year: 2010
Pages: 196
Binding: Spiral

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