South Platte River Restoration through Maintenance

by Ben R. Urbonas, (M.ASCE),
Bryan W. Kohlenberg,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


This paper describes the use of restorative maintenance activities by the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District to clean up, stabilize and restore river banks and grade along the South Platte River in the metropolitan Denver area. Three example projects are also described.

Subject Headings: River bank stabilization | Ecological restoration | Rivers and streams | Maintenance and operation | Urban areas | Project management | Floods | Colorado | United States | Denver

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