Boardman River Feasibility Study - Alternative 1 (Draft)

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Boardman River Dam Project ; Alternative 1
This fact sheet is a summary of a detailed analysis of the alternative described below. The alternative was selected by the Boardman River Dams Committee for detailed analysis along with five (5) other alternatives. 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 all of the dams as they currently exist. Water levels and impoundment size will not be changed. Repairs will be made to the dams and associated structures, but the spillway at Boardman Pond will not be modified. The dams will not be modified to allow increased fish passage. The Brown Bridge Dam will not be modified to reduce adverse impact of warm water discharge. The fish ladder at Union Street will be maintained and the fish weir operated by the MDNR will be maintained.