News archive - December 2015

Friday, December 11, 2015

Recent boom in dam construction predicted to impact global river water quality

Hoover Dam, USA

Dams impact more than fish and wildlife habitats, they transform the very chemistry of the water released down stream, according to a new study by the University of Waterloo’s Ecohydrology Research Group.

The Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, USA. Photo credit: Sean Sinclair.