Dam removal will help bring Raritan River back to life

MANVILLE — The Department of Environmental Protection Thursday announced a plan to remove the obsolete Weston Mill Dam between the borough and Franklin Township.

The removal will be completed in cooperation with various partners. The dam removal will open a stretch of the Millstone River in Somerset County to migratory fish, enhance overall river health and improve safety for recreational use, Commissioner Bob Martin said during a press conference held at Lincoln Avenue Park.

“This project advances our goal of removing old dams in the Raritan basin and in other parts of the state that are no longer necessary, benefiting fish …read more

Source: NJ.com Somerset

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