Table 3. Arguments supporting or opposing dam removal made in comments by online newspaper readers in the Tallåsen, Sweden, dam removal case.

Frame type Support Oppose
Provisioning - Benthic fauna and riparian vegetation harmed; lower water level
Regulating Address water problems in house basements -
Cultural: recreation Trout and grayling fishing available Fish have not come back since dam collapse
Cultural: aesthetics Old pictures show how pretty stream was Loss of reflecting pond
Cultural: heritage - Dam has high cultural historical value
Restoration Want a natural stream Dam has existed for many years
Economics Property values will rebound Stocked fish come from the fish hatchery at the dam; property values will decrease