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Dredging Project at Riverside Park Dam Could Cost $2.7M

Posted on March 10, 2016

By Denise Grant, The Courier

It could cost as much as $2.7 million to remove sediment and debris backing up behind the Riverside Park dam in Findlay, according to an engineer’s study of the problem.

In June last year, Hancock County and the City of Findlay split a $15,000 bill to hire Hull & Associates, Dublin, to study the problem. City and county officials attended a meeting Tuesday with representatives of the engineering firm to review their findings.

John Hull, senior principal of Hull & Associates, said much about the project still needs to be decided, including desired water depths, areas to be dredged, future use and habitat goals, and restoration plans. He said those decisions, along with the method of dredging, will determine what the costs will be.


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