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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
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
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
• Nate Hogeveen, Iowa Director River Programs, Iowa DNR
• Jason, City of Clive Construction Supervisor for Streambank
Registration is $70 and lunch is included.
Please Bring PPE: Vests, shoes, hard hats