Environmental Monitoring

Construction Area Affecting Natural Water SourceEnvironmental monitoring is often required during construction and also post-construction to assess continued function of impact mitigation or compensation measures. We can also assist with obtaining permits and approvals required for your project.

Service Areas Include:

  • Stream crossings (e.g. road, pipeline)
  • Land development projects
  • Stream channel alteration
  • Fish salvage
  • Erosion and sediment control
  • Environmental permitting and approvals


Project Examples

Sediment Removal from Upper Vernon Creek Headpond (District of Lake Country)

Water Act Section 9 Approval extension, habitat protection advice, and environmental monitoring of sediment removal from water intake headpond on Upper Vernon Creek.

Duteau Creek Culvert Replacement (Greater Vernon Services – Water)

Fish salvage and monitoring during construction for replacement of a failing multi-culvert structure with a clearspan bridge on Duteau Creek near Vernon.

Deadman River (BC Gas Utility Ltd)

Water Act Sections 8 and 9 and Navigable Waters Protection Act approvals and permits for gas pipeline crossing of Deadman River near Savona, plus fish salvage, monitoring during construction, and post-construction monitoring of bank stability and survival of planted vegetation.

Barriere and Blackpool Siding Compensation Habitat (CN Rail)

Monitoring of fish compensation habitat, including fish utilization, water quality, and vegetation survival, at several sites on the North Thompson River and tributaries.