The Klamath River, which begins in arid southern Oregon and flows through the heavily forested Klamath Mountains of northern California on its way to the Pacific, will soon become the site of the largest river restoration project in U.S. history. Four hydropower dams owned by PacifiCorp will be decommissioned and removed over the next several years to restore salmon and improve water quality. The restoration effort, now led by the non-profit Klamath River Renewal Corporation, is the culmination of more than twenty years of science, advocacy, and negotiation. 

This story map on the restoration work in the Klamath River Basin includes information about the planned removal of four hydropower dams and the effect this work may have on water quality, salmon restoration, and the people in the region.

Tullos, D.; Tilt, B.; Alexander, J.; Pike, J.
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