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Lefthand Creek Flood Recovery

Installation of a large bank stabilization wood structure on the Ranch reach

Installation of a large bank stabilization wood structure on the Ranch reach



FlyWater, inc is working along side Iron Woman Construction and Wildlands Restoration Volunteers to improve and restore multiple reaches of Lefthand Creek to the North of Boulder, CO for the Lefthand Watershed Oversight Group (LWOG). The…

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Fall River Flood Recovery

Before and after of Phase 1

Before and after of Phase 1



FlyWater, inc. worked directly with a design team (Otak) to develope a restoration strategy that works to reestablish form and function and to mimic the pool-rife channel type appropriate to Fall River for the Town of Estes Park. To meet…

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Saint Vrain Creek Channel Flood Recovery

Constructed channel allowing for greater floodplain conveyance and increased habitat diversity.

Constructed channel allowing for greater floodplain conveyance and increased habitat diversity.



FlyWater, inc. executed construction to repair and reclaim the St. Vrain River through the town of Lyons following the flooding event of 2013.  The scope of work included aquatic habitat installation, bank stabilization, and installation of…

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Eagle Ranch Kids Fishing Pond

Completed Pond

Completed Pond



FlyWater was hired by the Eagle Ranch Wildlife Committee and The Town of Eagle to construct a kids fishing pond with in the footprint of a pre-existing shallow pond. The pond was excavated to a max depth of 10 feet and habitat features were…

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Lower North Fork of the Big Thompson

Finished pool and habitat rock

Finished pool and habitat rock



The Big Thompson was devastated by the September, 2013 flood estimated to be a 500-year event (15,500 cfs at canyon mouth), as well as the subsequent post flood emergency road construction and infrastructure protection. Post-flood sampling…

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Twin Tunnels US I-70 Clear Creek Restoration Construction

Post-construction view of the upper project reach

Post-construction view of the upper project reach



Twin Tunnels US I-70 Clear Creek  Restoration Construction; Idaho Springs, Colorado FlyWater, inc. has recently finished a major restoration project for CDOT's contractor, Kraemer/Obayashi, along Clear Creek as reclamation for the I-70 Twin…

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Highland Ditch Diversion



The Upper White River basin supports a tremendously important cold-water fishery that is important for both ecological and recreational purposes. Native fish species which are of special concern to both Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW)…

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Upper South Boulder Creek



The trout biomass in Upper South Boulder Creek was drastically lower than the abundance of trout within most front range streams such as the Poudre, Big Thompson, and St. Vrain Rivers. This project focused on improving in-stream habitats at…

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North Fork of the Gunnison River Improvement



FlyWater assessed, designed, permitted, constructed and monitored over two miles of intense aquatic improvements on the North Fork of the Gunnison River. Jurisdictional FEMA floodplains existed on site and the project successfully achieved…

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Tarryall Creek Fishery Improvement Project

FlyWater was hired by Historic Williams Ranch to improve the fishery on Tarryall Creek that runs through their property.

FlyWater was hired by Historic Williams Ranch to improve the fishery on Tarryall Creek that runs through their property.



Park County Tourism and Community Development Department partnered with the Historic Williams Ranch and Lower Allen to accomplish a stream improvement project focused upon improving Tarryall Creek's riparian buffers, in stream habitat and…

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