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Methods for Streambank Stabilization: Contractor Training Opportunity

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Methods for Streambank Stabilization: Contractor Training Opportunity

November 4, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

November 4, 9:30 am- 2:00 pm at the Clive Aquatic Center: 1801 NW 114th St., Clive, IA 50325 

Training Details
More and more streambank stabilization practices are being installed in streams across Iowa. Learn from state experts on how to efficiently construct stabilization projects.

Topics include, but are not limited to:
• Overview of commonly used streambank stabilization practices such as bendway weirs, locked logs, longitudinal toe protection, steppool systems, etc.
• Bid-line items
• Understanding plans
• Sourcing materials
• Re-routing water in streams
• Elevation tracking

The opportunity will feature class room & field instruction at an active construction site

Training Agenda
9:30am – 10:00am: Welcome and Introduction to Streambank Stabilization
10:00 am – 11:00 am: Streambank Stabilzation Practices and the Iowa River Restoration Toolbox
11:00am – 11:30 am: Understanding Plans and Design Specifics-Review Indian Hills Plans
11:30pm-12:00 pm: Lunch
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Visit to Active Construction Site Project: Indian Hills
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Key Site checks, Elevation Tracking, Sourcing Materials
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Erosion Control & Pollution Prevention and Closing Remarks

Course Instructors:
• Nate Hogeveen, Iowa Director River Programs, Iowa DNR
• Jason, City of Clive Construction Supervisor for Streambank

Register here

Registration is $70 and lunch is included.

Please Bring PPE: Vests, shoes, hard hats




November 4, 2022
9:30 am - 2:00 pm