Boardman River Feasibility Study - Alternative 81 (Draft)
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This fact sheet is a summary of a detailed analysis of the alternative described below. The alternative was selected for detailed analysis along with five (5) other alternatives by the Boardman River Dams Committee. The following information is provided as a summary of the analysis of the alternative. Information on the existing conditions and impacts of this alternative can be obtained by reviewing the complete report on the website. You may notice that the description of the analysis of the alternative sometimes includes at the end of certain sentences an alphanumeric code in parentheses. This code refers to the list of questions that was included in the Request for Proposals. Description This option will consist of retaining Union Street Dam and modifying the fish ladder to allow Great Lakes fish to
This option will consist of retaining Union Street Dam and modifying the fish ladder to allow Great Lakes fish to migrate around the dam. The fish ladder would be operated to allow fish, including Great Lakes fishes to pass around the dam, but invasive species of fish would be blocked at Union Street. Sabin Dam would be removed completely to allow a free flowing river to be restored from Boardman Pond Dam to Boardman Lake. Boardman Dam would be removed and Boardman Pond would be replaced with a new segment of Boardman River. The Brown Bridge Dam would be removed and a river would replace the impoundment known as Brown Bridge Pond.