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HISTORICAL

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The Old Eklutna Power Plant was the first hydroelectric plant in this region of Alaska. It served the-City Of Anchorage from”1929 to 1956 when the electrical demands of a growing Anchorage exceeded its capacity.

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REMOVAL

When the Eklutna Power Project came online in 1955, the Lower Eklutna River hydropower project was abandoned, leaving behind a 70-foot tall and 100-foot wide concrete dam that quickly filled with sediment.

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RESTORATION

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A century ago, the beautiful Eklutna River was the same size as Eagle River, and was home to a very large salmon population that helped support the residents of the Native Village of Eklutna, Alaska.

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