Seymour Dam Removal Plan Set to Restore River Ecosystem

Plans to remove a deteriorating Connecticut dam are nearing completion, and include an innovative design that will repurpose silt and sediment dredged from the river.

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An aerial view of the Seymour Dam shows the current flow of the Bladens River and the pond that currently forms behind the dam structure.

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Once removed, the river will flow through the area more naturally, and create an area where a new parking lot can be created using silt removed from the former pond.