In June 2018, The Nature Conservancy, US Army Corps of Engineers and University of Massachusetts Amherst released a Connecticut River Flow Restoration Study. This study is a watershed-scale assessment of the potential for flow restoration through dam re-operation. Read the full 62-page study report Read the 8-page study overview
At the March 11, 2016 quarterly meeting of the CRVFCC, Frank Fedele of the US Army Corps of Engineers gave a presentation on the status of the flood control dams and shared information on new hydrologic precipitation models for this region. Click here to view his presentation (PDF).
Waterworks Pt 2: The Water Life Cycle: Cleaning Wastewater Aired on CT Public Television on November 24, 2015 Features CRVFCC CT Commissioner Denise Ruzicka and CT River Watershed Council Executive Director Andrew Fisk. http://ctwaterworks.org/
Commissioners visit Ball Mountain Dam, Jamaica, VT, June 2012 More information about Ball Mountain Dam.
Images: Left – NASA Satellite image taken 9/2/2011 showing sediment plume. Center – Historic flood levels in MA. Right – Flood damage in Vermont. On August 28, 2011 Tropical Storm Irene hit the New England region and caused significant damage and flooding in the Connecticut River Watershed. As the storm moved northward along the … Read more