USING SCIENCE TO GUIDE THE REGION TOWARD A CLEANER, SAFER AND
MORE BEAUTIFUL FOX RIVER
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Recommends Removing Nine Fox River Dams to Rehabilitate River
Multi-year study finds removal of aging, obsolete dams would reduce water pollution, aid fish and wildlife recolonization, support native plants and small mammals, increase public safety, and cut municipal dam maintenance costs.
ABOUT THE FOX RIVER STUDY GROUP
The Fox River Study Group is a diverse coalition of stakeholders using science to guide the region toward a cleaner, safer and more beautiful Fox River. We use research, data and collaboration to support sustainable policies and development across the Fox River watershed.
The Fox River Implementation Plan (FRIP), first released in 2015, recommended steps to improve wastewater treatment and reduce runoff pollution that will cut phosporus levels in the river by 75%. Learn more.
Restoring natural process and habitat is one of the most effective and lowest cost ways for communities to improve water quality and safety on the Fox River. Learn more.