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Condit Dam Removal (Video)

Condit Dam Removal (Video)

The Condit Dam held back the White Salmon River in Washington for 98 years. Last week a hole was blasted in the base of the 125-foot high dam, freeing the reservoir behind it. The lake took less than 2 hours to drain, carrying an incredible amount of sediment and debris downstream to the Columbia.