The removal of two dams in the Cuyahoga River could happen as early as next year.
Once the dams are out of the way, says that could create a new opportunity for the city to become a whitewater rafting destination.
Without the dams in place, Robart said the river will be considered a Class IV or Class V for whitewater rafting.
The Falls News Press reports the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the city are working on a plan to remove the two dams in Cuyahoga Falls. The removal of the dam behind restaurant and the dam near the is funded by a grant from the North East Ohio Regional Sewer District’s CSO Elimination Program.
Cit Engineer Tony Demasi told the newspaper it would cost close to $1 million.
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