River Renaissance

by Jay Landers, Contributing Editor; Civil Engineering Magazine, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2004, Vol. 74, Issue 7, Pg. 53-59

Document Type: Editorial


Once dismissed as radical, dam removal is increasingly being viewed as a viable option for resolving the safety and aging dams. By participating in a growing number of dam removal projects, engineers are helping to influence a practice that could profoundly reshape the nation's physical and cultural landscape.

Subject Headings: Rivers and streams | Project management | Landscaping | Dams | Dam safety

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