Hawk Creek Bio-Engineered Streambank Restoration
HCWP cost-shared on a bio-engineered streambank stabilization located on Hawk Creek in the fall of 2012. The project used 14 rootwads, a rock vein, and a J-hook to restore this section of the creek. This project was designed to significantly reduce erosion that was occurring at this site and to reestablish quality fish and macroinvertebrate habitat. See the slide show at right to view the construction process.
This rock intake replaced an open intake, thus slowing the flow of water and reducing the amount of sediment deposited into our waterways. Rock intakes can be farmable. The slideshow at right shows the step-by-step process to installing this type of alternative intake.