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Streambank Stabilization for Restoration and Flood Control Projects Seminar

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When:
Begins 8:30 AM, Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Ends 4:30 PM, Friday, March 31, 2017

Location:
Wyndham Garden Hotel - Austin
3401 South Interstate Highway 35
Austin, TX 78741

For more information contact Marlo Sneddon
by email at msneddon@asce.org.

Event Description:

The course will focus on streambank stabilization techniques for both restoration and traditional flood control projects. Traditional hard structural-type channel bank stabilization techniques will be discussed (using rock riprap, gabions, articulated concrete blocks) as well as redirective techniques (including bendway weirs, rock vanes, and spur dikes). In addition, the use of bioengineering solutions will be presented. In this course, you will learn the applicability and limitations of the various techniques, and recognize the importance of adequate toe protection. Workshops accompanying the lectures provide practical application experience in streambank stabilization design.