Ipswich River Dams Eyed for Removal

An artist's rendition of what the upper falls might look like without the Ipswich Mills Dam. Photo Rendition: IRWA/Jim MacDougall

Wicked Local Danvers: The Ipswich River Watershed Association has been working closely with dam owners, state and federal agencies and funding sources to study removing 3 Ipswich River dams: the Ipswich Mills Dam, the South Middleton Dam and the Curtis Pond Dam.

Curtis Pond Dam, photo/IRWA

Brian Kelder, restoration program manager with the Ipswich River Watershed Association, said the goal of the 3 projects, which are at different stages, is to improve aquatic habitat conditions in the Ipswich River Watershed.

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