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Clearinghouse for Dam Removal Information (CDRI)

Clearinghouse for Dam Removal Information (CDRI)

Your resource on dam removal studies

CDRI is an online repository for documents about proposed and completed dam removal projects across the country. The goal of CDRI is to collect documents from government agencies, consulting firms, universities, and non-profit organizations so that those making decisions about dam removal, including cases where a decision is made to retain the dam, can access all the information in one place.

The restoration of the Elwha River in Washington requires the largest dam removal ever in the United States — the Elwha Dam (above) is 105 ft tall and the Glines Canyon Dam further upstream is 210 ft tall. Photo courtesy of United States Geological Survey.

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