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Stories with subject: Dams
  • Tempe Town Lake along Salt River being emptied for new dam 
    Updated: Feb-11-16 4:03 pm

    Tempe Town Lake, a 16-year-old manmade creation that transformed a 2-mile stretch of the normally dry Salt River bed into a place for public recreation and relaxation along with spurring economic development around downtown Tempe, is slowly being emptied so its current dam can be replaced with a new one.

  • Studies aim to restore habitat of imperiled Northwest fish story has photos
    Updated: Feb-08-16 6:12 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than a dozen watersheds to develop templates on habitat restoration that could be used in similar streams to bolster struggling fish populations.

  • Deal boosts effort to remove 4 Klamath River dams 
    Updated: Feb-02-16 5:35 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - An agreement by California, Oregon and the federal government on Tuesday boosted efforts to remove four dams in the Pacific Northwest despite opposition in Congress.

  • Repairs begin on 160-foot landslide at North Texas dam 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 8:48 am

    DALLAS - Weather-delayed repairs have begun on a Dallas-area dam where a 160-foot landslide raised concerns about more soil slipping.