Planner/Engineer for a feasibility study that analyzed a series of low head dams on the Deschutes River. Conceptual and preliminary design were completed for the Colorado Street Dam. This project is a comprehensive project including the removal of an extremely dangerous instream river hazard. Project components included a pedestrian bridge replacement, multiple river channels for recreation/navigation, whitewater features and fish passage.
Bear River Improvements,
Petoskey, Michigan 2009-2013
Lead in-stream design engineer on recreational, habitat and safety improvements on a one mile reach of the Bear River. Construction is underway and will be completed in late 2010.
Siloam Springs Whitewater Park
Siloam Springs, Arkansas 2009-2014
Completed conceptual and preliminary design plan for in-stream whitewater park on the Illinois River at Fisher Ford. Final design, permitting, cost estimating and construction services for the first whitewater park in Arkansas. Extensive bank and access improvements, two river features, trails, parking, restrooms and a climbing wall. This park has been a huge success and discussion is underway for future similar river improvements in the area.
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area Diversion Improvements
Arkansas River Valley, CO. 2008-present.
Chief Engineer on this, Colorado Water Conservation Board, funded plan to improve navigation and safety through four existing irrigation diversion structures. The Upper Arkansas River is the most rafted river in the US.
Turkey River Improvements,
Coralville, Iowa City, Iowa, 2010.
REP has been retained by the City to complete feasibility level work on the removal/modification of an existing low head dam within the city limits. The project may include a riverside greenway, infrastructure and residential development, and general urban renewal.
Manchester Whitewater Park
Manchester, Iowa 2010-2015
Completed design and construction of this 800 foot long 6 drop whitewater park on the Maquoketa River including the development of spectator location shoreline restoration and beautification (improved access points, terracing, etc.) and modifications to the Marion Street Dam. This project has earned Manchester the River Town of the Year award for 2015. This unique design involved partial removal and incorporation of a 110 year old dam allowing the Maquoketa River to flow unobstructed through the community again. These features were specifically designed for stand up boarders, kayakers, canoeists and fisherman. Mayor Milt Kramer said he considers the white-water course one of the top development efforts accomplished during his nearly 41 years in office.”
Nolan Creek Whitewater and Safety Improvements,
Belton, Texas 2010-2015
Chief planner and designer of this $500,000 access and restoration project. The project included complete stream channel reconstruction, navigational enhancements, amphitheater, downtown plaza area, handicap accessibility as well as dangerous bridge removal and restoration. This project has been a catalyst for downtown redevelopment including the renovation of a historic cotton gin into a riverside restaurant.
Blackfoot River Diversion Boating Bypass,
Hamilton, Montana 2009-2010.
Whitewater bypass design andconstruction phase services at the site of an active irrigation diversion.
Cedar River Recreation and Habitat Improvements,
Charles City, Iowa 2009-2012
Completed Conceptual, Preliminary, and Final Design for a dam removal project. REP acted as the chief planner and designer for this $685,000 project. The project includes the modification of a 6-foot low head dam originally created for aesthetic purposes. The project is slated to be the first whitewater park in Iowa and has paved the way with DNR Iowa Great Places funding. REP worked collaboratively with the Iowa DNR fisheries and floodplain divisions during the permitting process. The five structures included in the design have cutting edge fish passage technology designed by REP and approved by the Iowa DNR. Construction is underway presently.
Huron River Canoe Bypass
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2008-2010.
Conceptual design and planning for a safety improvement to the Argo Dam in Ann Arbor. Final design and construction planned for 2011.
Hamilton Dam Improvement
Flint, Michigan, 2008-2010.
Conceptual design and planning for safety, environmental and recreational improvements at the Hamilton Dam on the Flint River.
Little Salmon River Whitewater Improvements,
Riggins, Idaho. 2008-2010.
Conceptual planning through preliminary design and permitting for in-stream improvements to the Little Salmon River in Riggins..
Mad River Whitewater Park,
Dayton, Ohio 2007-Present.
Lead Engineer for conceptual design, engineeringand permitting on this whitewater park project. Includes whitewater, trail, access and habitat improvements in Eastwood MetroPark.Add Description here
Kent RiverEdge Park,
Kent, Ohio 2007-2008.
Planner/Designer for access and whitewater improvements on the Cuyahoga River near the historic Kent Dam.
Kelly's Whitewater Park,
Cascade, Idaho 2006-2010.
Planner and Engineer for the first in-stream whitewater park in the state of Idaho on the North Fork of the Payette River. Drops, pools and a learning channel are complimented by a $1million visitor's center. Completed at the site of a abandoned sawmill.
San Marcos Dam Modification, Whitewater Improvements and Trail System
San Marcos, TX, 2006-present
Completed design and construction services for safety, fish passage, recreational whitewater improvements, strategic bank access and restoration to the Rio Vista Dam on the San Marcos River. Following this successful river improvements project REP has been retained by both The City of San Marcos and Texas State University or the river trail planning and design for the San Marcos River Trail system.
Saskatoon Whitewater Improvements Project
Saskatoon, Canada, 2006.
Completed a conceptual plan for a dam modification and safety improvements on the South Saskatoon River.
Oklahoma City Whitewater Improvements
Oklahoma City, OK, 2006.
Completed a conceptual plan for a dam modification and safety/whitewater improvements as well as a pumped whitewater park.
Salmon River Whitewater Park
Salmon, ID, 2005-present.
Completed a conceptual plan for a Whitewater Park on the Salmon River. Preliminary design and permitting underway in the Fall of 2010.
Rock Park Whitewater Park
Sparks, NV 2005-2008. .
Hydraulic design and construction administration for this whitewater park on the Truckee River downstream of Reno, Nevada
Fulton Diversion on the Chewucks River
Winthrop, WA, 2005-2006.
Completed conceptual planning for whitewater improvements.
Whitewater Park on the Yakima and Naches Rivers
Yakima, WA, 2005.
Completed conceptual planning for whitewater improvements.
Brisbane Whitewater Park
Brisbane, Australia, 2005-present.
Completed a conceptual plan for 3 whitewater sites on the Brisbane River.
Durango Boating Park
Durango, CO, 2005.
Completed conceptual design and planning for improvements to the former Smelter Boating Park on the Animas River. Includes RICD application and final design.
Buena Vista River Park
Buena Vista, CO, 2005-2010, 2012-2015
Provided design and construction services for this whitewater park that was constructed along a new residential development. Additional phases have included new river features that are pioneering the way waves are designed and are tailored to stand up board surfers. REP completed the modification of an existing active diversion dam for boating bypass along this heavily commercially rafted stretch of the Arkansas River including state-of-the-art upstream fishway.