Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
FIA Project 9147001

    Eberts Creek Structure Installation
Project lead: Theresa Peters (Forsite Consultants)
Author: van Buskirk, Calvin
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), British Columbia
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
The existing stream crossing consisted of an 1800mm corrugated steel pipe (see Photo 1). It is understood that the pipe was installed several decades ago to facilitate the passage of Eberts Creek beneath the Adams West FSR. As is common with most culverts installed on streams subject to bedload transport, the culvert contributed to sediment accumulation upstream and channel scour downstream, which resulted in the perched outlet fish barrier seen on Photo 1. Although the existing structure did facilitate low maintenance passage of industrial traffic across Eberts Creek and the flow of water beneath the road, it had an adverse environmental impact.


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Updated August 16, 2010 

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