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Project: Dennett Dam Removal

Description: Remove 15-foot Dennett Dam, located on the lower Tuolumne River in Modesto.

Reference Number: 0540UR03110

Implemented By: Modesto, City of


Type: Restoration, Infrastructure Improvement

Total Cost: $2,028,204.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated/Actual Project Work Completion: 12/31/2020    Final Payment: 11/14/2019

Associated Counties: Stanislaus

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Other State Funds1/9/2018$1,620,021.00
Private Contribution1/9/2018$40,000.00
Prop. 1, Watersheds and Urban Rivers1/9/2018$368,183.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Lowland Floodplains and Bypassess1acres restored/assessed/managed
RestorationEcosystem: Riparian Habitat1acres restored/assessed/managed
RestorationEradication/Treatment of Invasive Species1acres assessed/treated
Infrastructure ImprovementDam Modification  
Infrastructure ImprovementOther  

Water Action Plan Target

Increase Regional Self-Reliance and Integrated Water Management Across All Levels of GovernmentAction Description
Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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