Habitat Improvement for Cleaner Water

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  • Total Project Cost: $298,183700 LFDistrict: SpringfieldWatershed:Pohick CreekProject Location: Hatches Court, Burke, VA 22015Off of Shiplett Blvd, near the intersection of Old Keene Mill Road and Lee Chapel Road
  • Habitat Improvement for Cleaner Water

    1. 1. Government Center Stormwater Project Summary Approximately 1,000 cubic yards of sediment was dredged from the existing pond and the stream channel was restored. Two detentionponds were retrofitted to improve water qualityand to establish a functioning biological system. Dredging services were donated by Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.
    2. 2. Government Center Stream Restoration Before & AfterRestoration of 1,000 linear feet of an unnamed tributary of Difficult Run for waterquality improvements and ecological function of the stream corridor.before construction after construction
    3. 3. After Construction
    4. 4. The fabricated geotextile bags or geo “socks”
    5. 5. Once full with the dredged material and in place, the geo textile bag raises thestream bed.
    6. 6. Pond DredgingDredged 800 to 1000 cubic yards of sediment from the existing pondand pumped it into geotubes placed in the stream. Dredging servicesdonated by Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.

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