Great article James. Blaming Springbank Dam for polluting the Thames River is like filling you pool up with raw sewage and then blaming the concrete walls of the pool for making it worse. Robert Corey’s article in the London Free Press “Thames Cleanup Real Priority” on Feb 13 2016 cites the real problem: “The Thames is horribly polluted from above Fanshawe Dam by factory farming and manuring of fields.”