The Ela Dam Has Served A Part Of Western NC For Almost 100 Years
The Ela Dam has served a part of Western NC for almost 100 years, but today produces little energy. Outdoors Editor and Staff Writer for Smoky Mountain News, Holly Kays, discussed her recent story on The Ela Dam. Sediment is in the water and the dam's use for producing energy is behind it. A group plans to take the lead to remove the dam.
This interview originally aired on Aug. 31, 2022.