Support Grows for Removal of Exeter’s Great Dam

Great Dam, Photo Town of Exeter, NH
Great Dam, Photo Town of Exeter, NH

SeacoastOnline: [Exeter, New Hampshire] Selectmen Chairman Don Clement announced for the first time Tuesday night [November 19] that he supports totally removing the Great Dam that sits on the Exeter River in the heart of downtown Exeter.

“I think it’s the only alternative that meets all the criteria that I think is important,” Clement said during a Conservation Commission meeting Tuesday night in Town Offices. “One it meets the state mandate, two it reduces the flooding impact. Three it substantially improves the water quality.”

Read more about the plan to remove the Great Dam on the Exeter River.