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River Naver Catchment Restoration

cbec led a team to develop a prioritised catchment restoration plan on the River Naver, Sutherland. The primary objective of the project was, through reinstatement of natural geomorphic processes, to._.

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Dowlais Culvert Assessment

cbec undertook work relating to the design of a culvert on the Nant Morlais stream in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil. An upgraded access track suitable for the transport of construction machinery._.

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Wooler Bank Stabilisation

cbec was contracted by the Tweed Forum to design measures to stabilise a section of eroding bank on the Wooler Water, Northumberland. The Wooler Water is a highly dynamic gravel-bed._.

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River Wandle Restoration

cbec was contracted by The Wandle Trust in south London to restore a 1.5 km of an urban chalkstream, involving the removal/ modification of three weir structures and associated channel._.

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SEPA Pilot Catchment Project – Options Appraisal and Outline Design – River Nith (Castlemains, New Cumnock)

cbec have developed detailed restoration designs for a reach of the River Nith at Castlemains, New Cumnock. This reach was prioritised for restoration in the first phase of SEPA’s pilot._.

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River Otter, Devon

cbec, in conjunction with APEM Ltd, conducted habitat modelling on three ~500m long sections on the River Otter, Devon to assess the impacts of changes to the flow regime. The._.

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River Nar at Pentney

cbec, in conjunction with frog environmental, were contracted by the Norfolk Rivers Trust to design restoration measures for the tidally-influenced end of a chalk stream in north Norfolk. cbec undertook._.

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Ellie Burn Wetland Enhancement

cbec was contracted to develop restoration measures for the wetland around Ellie Burn, Aberdeenshire, with the ultimate aim of assisting in the improvement of the current ‘moderate’ ecological status (as._.

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Eddleston Water Restoration at Cringletie, Lake Wood and Shiphorns

cbec was contracted by Dundee University and the Tweed Forum to provide the joint benefits of improving the ecological status (through river restoration) and natural flood management (NFM) of the._.

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East Tullos Burn Restoration

cbec was contracted by Aberdeen City Council to restore the East Tullos Burn in Torry from a hard‐engineered straightened channel into a more natural stream and associated functional floodplain. An._.

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River Derwent Feasibility Study

  cbec was contracted by Natural England to investigate opportunities available for restoration of the upper River Derwent and Stonethwaite Beck in Borrowdale, Cumbria. A desk-based literature review was followed._.

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Allt Lorgy Restoration

cbec applied a full ‘process restoration’ strategy on a tributary of the River Dulnain, with the aim of reinstating dynamic geomorphic and ecological processes. We identified the dominant constraints to._.

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College Lake Improvement and Watershed Management Project

Wildlife at College Lake College Lake Inundation College Lake is a naturally occurring ephemeral water body located along Salsipuedes Creek, a tributary to the Pajaro River in Santa Cruz County,._.

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Arcade Creek Park Preserve Restoration Project

Placement of biotechnical bank stabilization measures as part of the creek naturalization project Sample construction plans from project Creek restoration in the Arcade Creek Park Preserve involves creek bank terracing._.

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Feasibility Assessment for Barrier Construction along Sagehen Creek

Lahontan cutthroat trout Sagehen Creek cbec has been contracted by the California Department of Fish & Wildlife to assess the feasibility for fish passage barrier construction at multiple sites along._.

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Urrutia Pond and Bank Restoration Project

Draft conceptual plan for Urrutia Draft conceptual cross section cbec is part of a team preparing the SMARA reclamation and restoration plan for the Urrutia Pond and associated river bank._.

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Lower Putah Creek Restoration Project

The Lower Putah Creek Restoration Project would create a new Lower Putah Creek channel through the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area (YBWA). This channel would connect to and enhance the existing._.

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Santa Clara River Estuary Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Feasibility Study

This project is the initial step in the SCRE Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Feasibility Study. The study was developed through the support of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife,._.

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Low Impact Development Guidebook Preparation, Placer County

Placer County LID Guidebook Fact Sheet cbec partnered on a team led by Placer County to develop a Low Impact Development (LID) guidebook for Placer County. The project was funded._.

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Coon Creek Watershed Assessment

Survey reach characterized by fluvial audit Specific Stream Power analysis from the geomorphic assessment cbec and H.T. Harvey and Associates (HTH) are performing a multi-disciplinary assessment of the Coon Creek._.

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Prospect Island Tidal Restoration Project, Phase 1 Calibration and Validation

Tules surrounding a tidal channel in the Cache Slough Complex Snapshot of model mesh and bathymetry The Cache Slough Complex is located within the Legal Delta, California. cbec previously developed._.

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Sacramento River East Levee Erosion Repair Design Assistance

Erosion Repair Site Survey in Sacramento River Erosion Repair Site Survey Transect The Sacramento Flood control Agency (SAFCA) is undertaking a project to repair nine erosion sites on the Sacramento._.

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Donner Basin Watershed Assessment

Erosion Hazard Analysis Floodplain and channel restoration concept graphic for creek confluence cbec, joined by HTH and Susan Lindstrom (consulting archeologist), is conducting a watershed assessment of the Donner Basin,._.

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Butano Creek Floodplain Reconnection and Restoration Design

Channel conditions in the project reach Simulated floodplain inundation for a 2-year event in the existing condition cbec is currently developing designs for a restoration project that will reconnect a._.

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Hallingdalselva Habitat Enhancement

In 2014, cbec was contracted by E-CO to undertake an options appraisal on a ~ 7 km reach of the River Hallingdalselva, nr. Gol, Norway. The study reach is impacted._.

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