Gulf Island Dam

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Gulf Island Dam


Over twenty dams, including this impressive structure at Lewiston, now exist on the Androscoggin. The view of those trying to clean up the river is that such dams have eliminated the aerating function of the falls on which they are located, hold back vast quantities of water already low in dissolved oxygen content, and allow the river water temperature to increase by exposing more of it to the summer sun.



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