River Restoration

A group of passionate rowers deserve some of the credit in the remarkable comeback story of Cleveland's Cuyahoga River.
Oct 24, 2015   Next City
Even in an epic drought, the long-awaited commencement of the $83 million San Clemente Dam removal project is welcomed as the obsolete dam posed a safety threat to downstream communities and provided very little water due to tremendous silt build-up.
Aug 11, 2015   Monterey Herald
As the country's industrial past fades, cities are finding new meaning in their rivers—from the meandering to the mighty.
Jun 1, 2015   ASLA The Dirt
Questions are emerging about the funding equation for an ambitious $1 billion proposal to improve 11 miles of the Los Angeles River through some of the most urban parts of the city.
Mar 26, 2015   Los Angeles Times
Like so many visionary plans for the restoration of public space, Dallas’ original intentions for the Trinity Lakes plan might have been “just a bunch of pretty pictures.”
Feb 26, 2014   Dallas Morning News
After more than a century of altering the flow of the Grand River, Grand Rapids' namesake whitewater has been largely eliminated. A new proposal backed by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder would "put the rapids back in Grand Rapids."
Feb 18, 2013   The Detroit News
With strong advocates in Washington and in City Hall, planning continues for an ambitious multi-billion dollar effort to overhaul the Los Angeles River and its relationship to the city.
Jan 11, 2012   Planning