Kitsap County has won a 2017 VISION 2040 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council for the Clear Creek Wetland and Flood Plain Restoration Project. NSD was the lead consultant on this project, providing stream and floodplain restoration designs for the 30-acre site in response to repeated flooding in downtown Silverdale, WA. This award recognizes innovative projects and programs that […]
This trailer provides a taste of a film documenting a cutting-edge urban stream restoration project undertaken by Seattle Public Utilities during the summer of 2014. The completed film, due out in 2017, will delve into the thinking behind inclusion of Engineered Logjams and the recreation of a Hyporheic Zone below the streambed, as part […]
Aerial images of the Cle Elum River Restoration showing log jams designed to create hydraulic lift, routing water into the forested floodplain and scouring pools for juvenile fish to take cover, rest and forage.