ASSESSING AQUATIC FAUNALRESPONSE TO DAM REMOVAL:TWO CASE STUDIES IN NC
Timothy W. Savidge, The Catena Group Inc.
DAM REMOVAL AS STREAMMITIGATION IN NC
•NC Dam Removal TaskForce (NCDRTF)recommends large scale damremoval as “an appropriateand desirable form ofcompensatory streammitigation”.•In 2002 NCDRTF prioritized11 dams in NC that wouldprovide the “highest”ecological benefit by beingremoved•Removal of #1 Lowell MillDamand # 4Carbonton Damby Restoration Systems, LLC
Criteria for Credit Determination(from DRTF 2004 guidance)
•General criteria that will be considered when determiningmitigation credit•Water quality issues•