Winter 2019-2020 Stream Restorations
The winter of 2019-20 was busy despite the rainy weather. Four Headwaters Engineering designs have recently been constructed in Western North Carolina. Mitchell Branch through Ray-Cort Park in Burnsville was restored as part of a park renovation and water quality improvement effort. A collapsing bank on the Swannanoa River in east Asheville was stabilized using bioengineering techniques in order to protect the primary access road into a development. A tributary to Reed Creek was restored as part of an urban renewal project near downtown Asheville. And, a reach of Wolfpen Creek in Hendersonville was stabilized to protect buried utilities and a road.