Forest Investment Account

Abstract of FIA Project 6219003

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Oktwanch River site 3 2003 maintenance works as-built inspection report

Author(s): Goold, Des
Imprint: North Vancouver, BC : Northwest Hydraulic Consultants Ltd., 2003
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Watershed Management, British Columbia, Riparian Areas
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program


In the summer of 2003, Western Forest Products Ltd. completed prescribed maintenance work on the Groundwater Channel and Backwater Channel at Site 3 of the Oktwanch River in order to address a sudden reduction to base flows entering the system. The work involved the following: removing riffles and lowering the invert of channels, to reconnect reaches that had become isolated from one another due to the reduction in base flows; and excavating refuge ponds to improve the survivability of fish survival during extended periods of dry weather.

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Updated August 02, 2006 

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