The Effects of Stream Channelization on Bottom Dwelling Organisms: Phase 1 Report: 1974 Construction Season

Report No: 75-R35

Published in 1975

About the report:

Two streams being channelized under Department contracts have been monitored since June 1974. Suspended solids, flow, rainfall and benthic population measurements have been obtained at various times for each stream. At present, all but the benthic population data have been processed. Research will continue on the two streams monitored in 1974. In addition, at least one other stream will be monitored in 1975. Also, temperature measurements will be taken on each stream.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


  • David C. Wyant

Last updated: February 5, 2024

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