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Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline Crossing, South of Victoria, TX. Bank erosion is threatening pipeline integrity Co-designed by River Research & Design, Inc. & Submar, Inc. Contractor: Submar, Inc. Not a flashy stream, stays on the flood for months at a time

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Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline Crossing, South of Victoria, TX

  • Bank erosion is threatening pipeline integrity

  • Co-designed by River Research & Design, Inc. & Submar, Inc. Contractor: Submar, Inc.

  • Not a flashy stream, stays on the flood for months at a time

  • Bed material: sand-silt-clay, not incised, rural.

  • Pool-riffle-pool regime, slope < 1%

  • Average width 100-150 ft, 10-18 ft tall banks


PRE-PROJECT PHOTOS: OCTOBER 2004 TO FEBRUARY 2005


Looking US at the exposed pipeline.

PRE-PROJECT Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline-derrick-Oct 1, 2004


Looking DS at the exposed pipeline.

PRE-PROJECT Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline-derrick-Oct 1, 2004


Flow


WILLOW PLANTING


Very hot down in Victoria, TX {103 degrees}. This was the coldest day, it hit 112 degrees some days. We cut several hundred willows & soaked them for 10 days, then planted & watered them in (July-Aug time frame).

CONSTRUCTION-Guadalupe River @ Pipeline-John Lewis-July 2005


The constructed soaking pool for the willows.

CONSTRUCTION-Guadalupe River @ Pipeline-Derrick – June 3, 2005


Live Siltation above LPSTP


Looking US. Prepping bank for willows.

CONSTRUCTION-Guadalupe River @ Pipeline-John Lewis-July 2005


Looking down slope @ row of willows.

CONSTRUCTION-Guadalupe River @ Pipeline-John Lewis-June 17, 2005


Looking US. Watering in Live Siltation willows

CONSTRUCTION-Guadalupe River @ Pipeline-John Lewis-July 2005


Looking DS @ willows and stone protection.

CONSTRUCTION-Guadalupe River @ Pipeline-John Lewis-June 17, 2005


High water. Looking downhill @ riprap & willows.

13 MONTHS LATER-Guadalupe River Mark Bordelon 10-12-05


THE BEFORE & AFTERSLOOKING FROM UPSTREAM TO DOWNSTREAM


From US project limits, looking DS.

PRE-PROJECT Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline-derrick-Oct 1, 2004


From US project limits, looking DS.

26 MONTHS LATER-Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline-derrick 11-6-07


Looking DS at the exposed pipeline.

PRE-PROJECT Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline-derrick-Oct 1, 2004


Looking DS @ the protected pipeline.

26 MONTHS LATER-Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline-derrick 11-6-07


Looking DS at the exposed pipeline.

PRE-PROJECT Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline-derrick-Oct 1, 2004


From top bank, looking across @ the protected pipeline.

26 MONTHS LATER-Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline-derrick 11-6-07


Looking DS, good deposition on stone, dense willows.

26 MONTHS LATER-Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline-derrick 11-6-07


Uphill from the willows, good deposition on riprap.

26 MONTHS LATER-Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline-Derrick 11-6-07


Thick ridge of deposition DS of willows.

26 MONTHS LATER-Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline-Derrick 11-6-07


Native willow seedlings growing on deposition on riprap.

26 MONTHS LATER-Guadalupe River @ Williams Pipeline-derrick 11-6-07


Peyton & Fred the Aku


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