Dry Creek Habitat Enhancement, Phase 2
Contract Amount: $3,243,639.58 Final Amount: $3,893,522.35
Project Duration: June 2016-October 2017
Location: Dry Creek Valley, Healdsburg, CA
Owner: Sonoma County Water Agency
The work for this project included excavating backwater alcoves and side channels into the floodplain areas of Dry Creek, this was possible by installing sheet pile and cofferdams. Further scope of work included installation of habitat and stabilization structures composed of logs and boulders, driving logs into the ground to stabilize log structures, stabilization if banks, planting and replanting riparian vegetation and trees, removal of nuisance non-native riparian vegetation, construction of in-channel features, such as boulder fields and riffles, de-watering during construction, and isolation of work areas from the creek.