Andrea Irland: Beer, Boats and the Brecksville Dam

After an extensive campaign, the Cuyahoga River is now a designated water trail. The designation serves as an example of the river's transformation from a polluted waterway to a recreational river. Andrea Irland is with the National Park Service Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program. She spearheaded the campaign to designate the river as a [...]

It’s a Dam Podcast

At one point there were 7 dams dotting the Cuyahoga river. These dams were put in place to provide functions such as to divert water to other areas or with the idea of creating hydroelectric power. With the continued efforts to clean and restore the water quality of the river dams were one of the [...]