2017 Speakers Program--March 21, 2017

Mar 21 2017 - 7:00pm

Where: Hays Hall, Room 104, Wabash College

The Friends of Sugar Creek invite you to join us on Tuesday, March 21 at 7:00 pm in Hays Hall, Room 104 on the Wabash College Campus for the screening of WFYI’s recently completed documentary, “Over, Under, Gone: The Killer in Our Rivers.”

Following the short video, Dr. Jerry Sweeten of Manchester University will discuss low head dam removal on the Eel River. Dr. Sweeten led the project that resulted in the removal of two low head dams on the Eel.

Within the falling waters on the downstream side of a low head dam lurks a killer. Thousands of these “low head” dams are scattered across our country, including Indiana, and while the name implies low hazard/low impact, nothing could be further from the truth. The WFYI video explores the problem of low head dams in Indiana as well as mitigation