Klamath Dams Removal

Klamath Dams Removal

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Project Goal:

Recover Klamath River salmonid populations by removing 4 dams on the Klamath River (Iron Gate, Copco 1, Copco 2, and JC Boyle) and opening up fish passage to over 400 miles of potential spawning and rearing habitat.

Open 400 miles of habitat for salmon

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Project Stages

Permitting Phase

Impact Study

Conceptual Design



Estimated Completion Date:
2021 - 2023

Fish Affected:


Project Description

Project Partners:

Trout Unlimited
American Rivers
Klamath Basin Coalition
Yurok, Karuk, and Klamath Tribes
Klamath Water Users Association
The Nature Conservancy
Upper Klamath Water Users
Pacific Coast Federation of Fisherman
Salmon River Restoration Council

Latest Project Info:

DAMS OUT – Klamath Dams

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1,454 signatures collected – Thank you for supporting the Klamath Dam Removal

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Trout Clout: Federal Regulators Clarify Path to Klamath Dam Removal

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PacifiCorp Agrees to Full Terms of Klamath Dams Removal

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