Juanita Creek Channel Restoration—King County, Washington

by Jack C. Bjork, R. W. Beck and Associates, Seattle, United States,
A. William Way, R. W. Beck and Associates, Seattle, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Management in the '90s: A Time for Innovation


Juanita Creek, a small basin near Seattle that contains anadromous fish, was experiencing degradation due to urbanization. A detention pond and channel restoration improvements were constructed to rehabilitate the stream. One year after construction, some success is evident. Some application criteria and design improvements are proposed for similar projects.

Subject Headings: Rivers and streams | Ecological restoration | Channel stabilization | Water pollution | Aquatic habitats | Basins | Chemical degradation | Detention basins | Washington | United States | Seattle

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