Boardman River Feasibility Study - Alternative 79 (Draft)

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Boardman River Dam Project ; Alternative 79
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 Dam 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.
This option will consist of retaining Union Street Dam, along with the existing fish ladder and DNR weir operation. The fish ladder would be operated to prevent fish from passing around the dam. 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 a river would replace the impoundment known as Boardman Pond. The Brown Bridge Dam would be removed and a river would replace the impoundment known as Brown Bridge Pond.