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Scoping Information for Canal Diversion Dam Modification/Removal EIS

The National Park Service in cooperation with the Ohio EPA has initiated an Environmental Impact Statement that analyzes the potential impacts of modification and/or removal of the Canal Diversion Dam on the Cuyahoga River at Station Road.

A variety of background documents have been completed and are available for review below including:

-Cuyahoga River HEC-RAS Study
-National Register Assessment of the Brecksville Diversion Dam
-Cuyahoga River Canal Diversion Dam - Alternative Flow Options
-History of the Brecksville Dam
- A Summary of Previous Public Input (added 10-27-09)
- Slides from the 10-28-09 Public Meeting Presenation (added 10-29-09)

A Notice of Intent (also below) was published in the Federal Register on July 24, 2009. We accepted public input on this proposed action through November 28, 2009.

Added 11-09-10: A ground penetrating radar survey of the dam pool was completed which successfully located the old Pinery Dam under water. You may download the report below.
Comment Period: Closed        07/24/2009 - 11/28/2009
Document Content:
Cuyahoga River HEC-RAS StudyCuyahoga River HEC-RAS Study   (1.3 MB, PDF file)
National Register Assessment of DamNational Register Assessment of Dam   (5.3 MB, PDF file)
History of the Brecksville DamHistory of the Brecksville Dam   (28.1 KB, PDF file)
Notice of IntentNotice of Intent   (47.1 KB, PDF file)
Summary of Earlier Public InputSummary of Earlier Public Input   (49.0 KB, PDF file)
Public Meeting Presentation (10-28-09)Public Meeting Presentation (10-28-09)   (927.6 KB, PDF file)
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