dam removal

  • Massive Dam Funding Program Proposed in Senate Bill

    Massive Dam Funding Program Proposed in Senate Bill

    August 3, 2016

    By James R. Hegarty, PE Senate Bill 2848: The Water Resources Development Act of 2016 was introduced by Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) in June 2016, and is awaiting passage by the Senate. This is the most significant dam funding proposal in my memory. If the amendment passes, it will provide up to $60 million annually […]

  • Boardman River alive and well at site of former Brown Bridge Dam

    Boardman River alive and well at site of former Brown Bridge Dam

    June 18, 2015

    By Jim Hegarty, PE On my way to a speaking engagement in Traverse City last week, I stopped by the former site of the Brown Bridge Dam that was removed from the iconic Boardman River in 2013. P&N provided engineering evaluations in 2008, to a team led by Environmental Consulting & Technology that studied the removal of […]

  • Study shows Manton Dam removal increased trout population

    Study shows Manton Dam removal increased trout population

    April 14, 2015

    A recent study authored by the MDNR Fisheries Division and the Conservation Resources Alliance shows removing the Manton Dam in 2011 improved trout habitat and numbers in Manton Creek. Prein&Newhof worked with both entities to study, design and permit the Manton Dam removal. For more information about the Manton Dam removal or to talk about […]