An historical archive of the year of the great flood.


On Tuesday, January 7, 2014, Jamestown’s contractor (AMEC) presented their preliminary findings and recommendations  for post-Jamestown Flood stream alignment and future flood mitigation. The final recommendations will have a profound and lasting impact on Jamestown when implemented. Therefore, their excellent  presentation slides are well worth looking at for anyone who was not at the meeting, to become better informed on what to expect. Their recommendations are based on three main goals:

  1. Create a channel that has the ability to transport increased flows and sediment supply without major adjustments
  2. Create the ability to capture debris and sediments in controlled or defined locations
  3. Create space for channel to flood and migrate where possible

AMEC’s final recommendations are due to be completed on January 21, 2014. Read more about the Stream Corridor Master Plan and the planning process on the Jamestown web site here.

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