Barren River

A few streams are freed from low head dams but many more remain in Kentucky

BY: - December 1, 2023

In the early years of this nation and state, settlers built small dams on rivers and streams to capture waterpower for mills, enable navigation and assure a water supply. In the middle part of the last century even more were built as government agencies tried to bring waterways under control. Today, thousands of those dams […]