In just a few months, College Lake will be transformed into a thriving wetlands ecosystem — at least that’s the ultimate goal. First, the city of Lynchburg, in partnership with the University of Lynchburg, will begin draining the water and removing the high-hazard dam. That process is slated to start in late January 2023.
The University of Lynchburg has planned a series of events aimed at educating the campus community about sustainability issues and the College Lake dam removal project. The events will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. on consecutive Wednesdays.
Environmental science major Benjamin Heskett’s hydrology research at College Lake earned him an unexpected Virginia Academy of Science Undergraduate Research Award earlier this month.
After more than two years of planning and design, the City of Lynchburg today announced details of the College Lake Dam Removal Project. In partnership with the University of Lynchburg, the City of Lynchburg Department of Water Resources will hold a virtual town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12.
The University of Lynchburg and the City of Lynchburg announced today that plans to remove College Lake dam are moving forward. The engineering firm AECOM has begun a study to […]