Delhi bridge returned to its place over the Huron River
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by John Mulcahy | The Ann Arbor News Photo by Lon Horwedel, The Ann Arbor NewsThe metal truss of the Delhi bridge is lifted over the Huron River Wednesday ...
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Positions on Argo Dam critical to upcoming city council elections

3rd Ward Democratic Primary
(From MLive.com)

LuAnne Bullington
  • Favors maintaining and repairing the Argo dam for recreation. Supports the concept of a greenway west of downtown.
Leigh Greden
  • Undecided about whether to repair or remove Argo Dam until he learns more. Supports expansion of city's green-energy efforts.
Stephen Kunselman
  • Favors preserving Argo Dam and resuming discontinued youth activities in parks.


Reasons behind dam removal

Why remove non-functioning dams? With regard to resource management, the most significant environmental benefits of dam removal include:

Re-connection of important seasonal fish habitat

• Normalized temperature regimes

• Improved water clarity (in most cases)

• Improved dissolved oxygen concentrations

• Normalized sediment and energy transport, and

• Improved biological diversity


Stimulus funds used for dam removal in at least two Michigan cities during 2009

The Hastings Banner>Nashville Dam drawdown begins
More than 20 citizens were on hand for the Nashville Dam Committee meeting at the village hall Tuesday, May 26, to see the engineering plans for the Nashville Dam removal project. Joanne Barnard, executive director of the Barry Conservation District (BCD), began the meeting by announcing that the drawdown of the millpond had begun...


The Ann Arbor Chronicle » Huron River of Data
By Dave Askins Back in mid-June, Paul Christensen, who's president of the Huron River Fly Fishing Club, gave us a heads up that some fishermen plying their craft in the waters downstream from Argo Dam – himself included – had been surprised the ...