Amazing time lapse video of the Condit Dam removal and lake draining


Written by: Phil Monahan

Last week, on the Conservation blog, we posted a cool video of the blast that breached the Condit Dam on the White Salmon River in Washington. Here’s a better look from National Geographic that shows what happened after that initial rush of water. It’s incredible to see disappearance of Northwestern Lake and the rebirth of a river channel. As you’ll see, though, there’s a long way to go before the stretch above the dam looks anything like a natural river.

Condit Dam Breached

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