Grants Stream

Grants brook estuary

Pipe outfall and eroded bank

Pipe outfall

Grants 14

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Issue:

Grants brook ends up in this estuary in a residential area. Some pipe outfall into the estuary. Some residences have lawn up to the riverbank on left bank. The right bank is very steep and eroded. Marsh environment with lots of tall grass and some aquatic plants and algae.

Action Required:

Landowner education on the importance of maintaining an adequate buffer zone on their property. The stream banks should be stabilized in order to slow down erosion and reduce sedimentation in the river.

Negligible alteration

Minor alteration. Must follow site

Alteration with possibility of impact

Alteration with impact. Recommended intervention.

Full restoration

incomplete restoration or monitor

Restoration to be completed