As dam removal has increased in recent years in an effort to improve fish habitat and reduce financial liability, few studies have addressed the consequences of these removals for water quality and regulatory compliance. This project investigates the role of low-head milldams on nitrogen and sediment transport in stream ecosystems.
Funded by: National Science Foundation
Principal Investigator: Marc Peipoch
Collaborators: Shreeram Inamdar (University of Delaware) and Art Gold (University of Rhode Island)
Project Years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022