|Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program|
|FIA Project 9142004|
|Culvert Replacement to Restore Fish Passage at Site Trib to Solco 1 on TFL 59|
|Project lead: Stephen Jones (Consultant to Weyerhaeuser)|
|Author: Jones, Stephen|
|Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), British Columbia|
|Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program|
|The report ‘Fish Passage Culvert Inspections Vaseux, Inkaneep, and Penticton Creek Watersheds’, Snowy River Resources Ltd., 2001, identified this location as a partial barrier to fish passable. However, when the data were retrofitted using the 2008 Fish Passage Protocol, the site scored 21 which indicates a full barrier. The existing culvert (photo 1) had been installed prior to 1992 and was not embedded. The culvert width (0.6m) relative to the channel width of approximately 3 m was too small. A hydrologic assessment and new crossing design were completed in 2009 and the supply and installation of the structure occurred during November 2009. The assessments that contributed to the decision to restore fish passage at this crossing are:|
1. ‘Fish Passage Culvert Inspections Vaseux, Inkaneep, and Penticton Creek Watersheds’, Snowy River Resources Ltd., 2001.
2. Retrofitted data in FIA Project 5037004, 2008/09, score = 21
|Project Completion Abstract (0.3Mb)|
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