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Perdido Creek Restoration. Partners. Dr. Sam Eichold Natural Resources Conservation Service Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Thrift Construction Co. Corps of Engineers Fish and Wildlife Service. Project Objectives. Restore the natural meandering stream channel

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partners
Partners
  • Dr. Sam Eichold
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
  • Thrift Construction Co.
  • Corps of Engineers
  • Fish and Wildlife Service
project objectives
Project Objectives
  • Restore the natural meandering stream channel
  • Restore hydrology in the bordering wetlands
  • Improve stream fishery and wetland wildlife habitat
  • Prevent further head-cutting above restoration area
  • Create oxbow ponds in channelized stream
perdido creek before and after
Perdido Creek Before and After

Perdido Creek after Plugging Channelized Creek

Creek Channel Prior to Excavation

preliminary steps in restoration of perdido creek
Preliminary Steps in Restoration of Perdido Creek
  • Get signed agreement with the landowner to construct the work
  • Plan and coordinate project with agencies and experts
  • Obtain permits and SHPO clearance
  • Meet with Contractors
  • Have the landowner select the contractor
steps in restoration of perdido creek
Steps in Restoration of Perdido Creek
  • Patch all portions of old stream channel
  • Install root wads and J hooks prior to diversion stream
  • Restore all stream segments filled with sediment
  • Excavate the old stream channel on the upper end
  • Install sheet piling and create blockage structure to divert the stream
  • Utilize onsite trees and branches to provide bank stability
  • Create 4 additional blockage structures
  • Seed and mulch all exposed soil
other possible future projects
Other Possible Future Projects
  • Shades Creek near Birmingham
      • Tributary to the Cahaba River
  • Swift Creek near Autaugaville
      • Tributary to Neely Henry Reservoir on the Alabama River