Dangerous & Obsolete Dams

Site of the former Shiatown Dam, 2013

In Our own Words...

The Friends of the Shiawassee River work to promote a healthy Shiawassee River for the enjoyment of all.  Based on the best scientific research, the experiences of other rivers, and specific studies of the Shiawassee River, we are convinced that the River will be healthier without dams.

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Learn more about our local dams and the work being done to restore the Shiawassee River

Corunna Dam

Shiatown Dam


Shiawassee County Dams Q&A

Questions and Answers about Dams 


Research

Enhancing Fish Passage Over Low-Head Barrier Dams in the Saginaw River Watershed

Shiatown Dam Assessment: Guiding a Community Decision for Action


Articles and Resources

Chesaning Dam Removal and Restoration

Information from American Rivers 

Dangers of Low-Head Dams

How Do Dams Hurt Rivers?

News: Michigan Pulls the Plug on Dams

News: Dam Removal Accelerates in Michigan 


Videos

Demise of the Shiatown Dam

Low-Head Dam Dangers

River Raisin Legacy Project

Taking a Second Look: Communities and Dam Removal

 

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