We Restored the stream with streamlined thinking.
RESPEC provides clients with effective, innovative, and practical restoration solutions by adapting to ever-changing permitting requirements. Experienced in all aspects of stream and channel restoration, our scientists and engineers are experts in restoration—characterization of existing conditions to process-based restoration designs to overseeing project implementation. We establish thorough baseline information from which restoration prescriptions are developed.
Identifying the natural processes and human-imposed constraints that drive restoration solutions, RESPEC’s professional team has a successful track record of performing river-reach assessments and feasibility studies that are founded upon a complete understanding of both the natural processes that affect the system as well as human-imposed constraints. Supplementing our hands-on design experience, our staff is comprehensively trained in applied fluvial geomorphology and natural channel design. We are adept at developing construction drawings and specifications to address client needs, whether adhering to rigorous design protocols and requirements or tailoring design documentation to match contractor capabilities. Through almost 50 years of providing construction oversight on stream-restoration projects, RESPEC professionals have developed the insight and communication skills necessary to work with client representatives, resource agency personnel, contractors, and field crews to achieve successful results.
RESPEC CAPABILITIES INCLUDE:
- Channel Migration Zones (CMZ)
- Process-Based Restoration Design
- Construction Documents
- Stream Reach Assessment and Feasibility Analyses
- Sediment-Transport Analyses
- Construction Oversight and Management
- Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
Related Service Areas
Founded in 1969, RESPEC is a global leader in geoscience, engineering, data, and integrated technology solutions for major industry sectors.
Mining & Energy
Water & Environment
RESPEC’s product line is geared towards making businesses and organizations better, faster, smarter, and safer. Our products benefit clients in need of greater efficiency, accuracy, and cost savings.
Hydrologic Simulation Program‑FORTRAN (HSPF)
Hydrologic Simulation Program–Python (HSP²)
SARA Load Reduction Tool
SARA TS Utility
Scenario Application Manager (SAM)
Learn more about related projects where RESPEC has proven our expertise in this area.
Belle Fourche River Watershed Implementation Project
Benton County Irrigation Scheduler
Big Sioux River Sediment and Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load
Big Sioux Water Quality Trading Project
Brine Release Spill Investigation and Cleanup
Cape Fear River Watershed Model
Clark Fork River Plains Reach Assessment
Dead Run Stream Restoration
Decision-Support Tools for Watershed Management
Illinois River Total Maximum Daily Load
Kleenburn Coal Mine Project
Little Fountain Creek Design/Build Project
Long Lake Creek Corridor Improvements
Lower Gallatin Watershed Restoration Plan
Middle North Platte Watershed Study
Missouri River Ecosystem Restoration
Mussel Data Analysis
NMDOH Bridge Scour Countermeasure Design
Piney Creek Major Drainageway Plan
Red River of the North Stressor-Response Model
Saltese Flats Wetlands Restoration
SARA Water Quality Modeling Tool Development
Spring Creek Watershed Restoration
Story Mill Community Park Stream Restoration
Temperature Total Maximum Daily Load Assessment
Yellow Medicine Project – One Watershed One Plan
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