Dam Removal Program
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Steve Pescitelli, Illinois Department of Natural Resources Stream Specialist, shares the latest river monitoring results in order to show the contrast between the “before” and “after” of dam removal. Pescitelli updates attendees on Illinois’ plan to take down a total of ten dams along an 80-mile stretch of the river from the Wisconsin border to Joliet, and give a preview of how overall river conditions are expected to improve.