Armstrong Brook

Woody debris blocking culvert inlet

Front view of the beaver dam blocking the culvert

Back view of the beaver dam blocking the culvert

Armstrong Brook 37434-2

Friday, August 24, 2012

Issue:

There is an active beaver dam blocking the upstream flow of a culvert which Armstrong Brook passes under. Lots of woody debris. The beaver dam is also causing a pool. Rip-rap rocks around the culvert are present. The culvert is 2.2 meters in diameter concrete but also reinforced with metal. Algae was noted in the water course and the water was cloudy and grey.

Action Required:

Removal of the beaver dam to restore the stream to it original state.

Update

July 13 2017

Update:

The beaver dam was removed and the wood debris that obstructed the culvert was also removed.

Negligible alteration

Minor alteration. Must follow site

Alteration with possibility of impact

Alteration with impact. Recommended intervention.

Full restoration

incomplete restoration or monitor

Restoration to be completed