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Beltie Burn, Aberdeenshire

The Beltie Burn in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, is a tributary of the River Dee. In the mid-18th century, the watercourse was straightened in an attempt to improve land drainage for agriculture.._.

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The River Darent, Acacia Hall/ Central Park, Dartford

cbec was contracted by Dartford Borough Council and South East Rivers Trust to produce restoration designs for an extended section of the River Darent in Acacia Hall and Central Park,._.

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The River Nairn at Aberarder

cbec was contracted by Aberarder Estate to develop detailed designs for the restoration of the upper River Nairn, having previously conducted geomorphic and ecological assessments of the site to determine._.

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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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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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Branciforte Dam Removal Design

Schematic of the current condition, immediately post-construction and future condition of the once dammed reach Branciforte Dam is located on Branciforte Creek, a tributary to the San Lorenzo River. The._.

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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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Lower American River – Temperature Refugia, Temperature Monitoring, and On-Call Support

Trimaran setup for temperature mapping Example of temperature mapping cbec has provided temperature and stage monitoring on the Lower American River (LAR) since 2008. In continued support of this effort,._.

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Fremont Weir Alternative 5

10% Grading Plans 10% HEC-RAS Modeling As part of the DWR/USBR Yolo Bypass Salmonid Habitat Restoration and Fish Passage Project EIS/EIR to identify and evaluate alternatives to address fish passage._.

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American River Parkway Cordova Creek Naturalization

Mid-Construction Photo Showing Original Channelized Reach on Right cbec provided restoration/rehabilitation design services for Cordova Creek. Our approach to habitat restoration design and planning included three co-equal goals of the._.

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M&T Chico Ranch / Llano Seco Rancho Fish Screen Facility Long-Term Project – Evaluation of Rock Removal on the Sacramento River

Meander migration model results SRH 2D model output – Velocity and Magnitude for the 100-year event M&T/Llano Seco Pumping Plant and Fish Screen Facility (Facility) provides water to agricultural lands._.

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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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