Welcome to Dam Removal Europe

Many dams in European rivers are old, abandoned and out of use. Together we can locate and remove them. Join the Crowdfunding Campaign now to remove dams together!

Why Dam Removal?

Rivers have always provided fundamental and vital services for mankind and the environment. However, dams disrupt the natural functioning of rivers and can cause a wide-scale decline in fish and other river wildlife. For these reasons, it is necessary to remove these barriers to return rivers to their natural, free-flowing state.

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Dams Already Removed*

*based on data from France, Sweden, Finland, Spain and UK

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Case Studies

Tikkurila Dam, Vantaa, Finland

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Policy Report

“There is almost 1 barrier for each river kilometre in Europe”

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Let the rivers flow

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