Environmental groups work to remove old dams

July 5, 2014 1:20 PM

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two environmental groups have partnered in an effort to find and remove old dams along waterways in Davidson County.

The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/1ooRma6) reports the Cumberland River Compact and The Nature Conservancy have already located more than a dozen dams in west and south Nashville and plan to map out more this summer. They hope the project will improve water quality in the streams.

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