Rindge Dam REMOVAL

As planning moves tofinal stages, hauling sediment becomes weighty issue


DOWNFALL—Rindge Dam, considered unsafe, has been off limits to visitors since 2014. Eventually the 90-year-old dam will be destroyed in an effort to restore balance to the Malibu Creek Watershed. Courtesy of Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains

The Rindge Dam is a 90-year-old speed bump in the middle of Malibu Creek, a concrete hump that keeps the stream from flowing freely to the ocean.

RELIC—The dam was built for farmers and cattlemen in the 1920s. Today it’s cons...

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