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  • A backhoe breaks apart a dam in a stream
    Information icon Heavy machinery gets to work removing the Congaree Creek Dam near Columbia, SC. Photo by Kaley Lawrence, SCDNR.

    Small dam scheduled to be removed from Columbia-area creek

    May 16, 2019 | 4 minute read

    Through a successful partnership, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), American Rivers, Congaree Riverkeeper and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) are happy to announce plans to remove a small dam from one Columbia-area creek starting May 21. Removal of the small sheet pile dam in the Congaree Creek would result in restoring the natural flow of the stream, improving habitat for aquatic species, and removing a safety hazard for boaters.  Read the full story...

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