Grants Stream

Culvert with cement foundation on route 315

Rip-rap left bank

Rip-rap right bank

Waterfront property downstream

Grants 08

Friday, July 30, 2010

Issue:

Bridge built in 1997, constructed to standards. Lots of boulders around the bridge. Three water deflectors under the bridge. Residential area with properties on each side of the bridge. Rip-rap rocks, tall grass and shrubs on the banks around the culvert.

Action Required:

Landowner education on the importance of maintaining an adequate buffer zone on his property. Restore the buffer zone by planting shrubs or by letting nature take its course by leaving a strip of untouched vegetation along the stream.

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