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: Weyerhaeuser Company Ltd.
Author: Jones, Stephen
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
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.


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