Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
FIA Project 6649002

    Comuna River Channel Design
Project lead: Western Forest Products Inc.
Author: Hill, Graham
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), British Columbia
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
The project concept is for a 1200 m long fish habitat restoration side channel. The channel will have a base width of 3 - 6 m and a nearly level grade for the 925 m long downstream groundwater segment. The upper 275 m channel segment will have a gradient that climbs at 2% to meet the Conuma Hatchery rearing pond discharge area. The Hatchery flows will be diverted into the channel to provide additional flow and nutrients for salmon and trout in the side channel. The channel edges will be lined with rock to prevent spawning fish from collapsing the banks, and extensive LWD will be installed to increase the biodensity of the channel.


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Updated August 16, 2010 

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