Indiana Water Monitoring Council 
Maximizing resources through improved communication,
                  coordination, data sharing, and collaboration

Low-Head Dam Removal and Stream Restoration Symposium

  • 17 Dec 2015
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Indiana Government Center South


Registration is closed

Register now for the 2015 Indiana Water Monitoring Council Symposium co-sponsored by the Indiana Water Resources Association and the Indiana Silver Jackets. 

Date: Thursday, December 17th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Indiana Government Center South

The symposium is free but registration is requested. The deadline for registration is December 16th. Parking Information.pdf

U.S. EPA answers frequently asked questions regarding the removal of obsolete dams

Consulting Companies offering Services to Dam Owners

Symposium Agenda

Meet the Speakers and Panelists


Low-Head Dams: A Primer (Ken Smith)

The Dangers of Low Head Dams (Terry Hyndman)

The Pelorius Project: Making River Recreation Safer (Jennifer Hiebel)

Inventory of Low Head Dams in Indiana (Brad Baldwin) & IDNR Tool for Prioritization of Dam Removal (Jeff Frey)

Geomorphic Description of Natural and Dammed Streams (Bob Barr)

Dams and Their Effect on Fish Passage and Aquatic Fragmentation (Donovan Henry)

How Much Sediment is Trapped Behind a Dam? (Chad Menke)

Low Head Dam Removal Prioritization Tool (Jeff Frey & Doug Keller)

Biological Community Monitoring Above and Below Dams (Joe Foy)

Biological Response to Dam Removal (Jerry Sweeten)

Dam Removal and Remediation (Luther Aadland)

© Indiana Water Monitoring Council
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software