Things To Know About Klamath River Dam Removal, Largest In US History

"SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The largest dam removal project in United States history is underway along the California-Oregon border.

The project will remove four dams on the Klamath River. Work has already begun on removing the smallest of the four dams. The other three will come down next year.

The project is part of a larger trend across the U.S. to remove dams blocking the natural flow of rivers and streams. Some things to know as the project gets going:"

Adam Beam reports for the Associated Press September 29, 2023.


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Source: AP, 10/02/2023