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Congratulations to Stephanie Coffman, Environmental Science, Fort Worth, who was elected President of the Texas Chapter of the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG). As President of the Texas Chapter, Stephanie also joins the AEG National Board of Directors. Stephanie will serve as Chapter President until October 2017.

AEG is the...

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Cottonwood Creek is a small urban channel passing through Sandy Lane Park in east Fort Worth. The City of Fort Worth recently discovered that erosion had resulted in loss of park land and damage to City infrastructure, including the collapse of a portion of Sandy Lane Park Drive and a storm drain outfall.

Under an on-call fluvial geomorphological services contract with the City of Fort Worth, our team assessed the channel’s erosion and unstable areas, evaluated solutions...

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Managing Urban Streams
Managing urban streams involves reducing floods and erosion and improving water quality. Flood and erosion control dominate most urban stream improvement projects, but often there are opportunities to simultaneously incorporate natural channel design features and improve water quality, urban habitat and aesthetics. The urban stream environment often prevents the design of a truly “natural” solution, but proper assessment of stream restoration activities can help reduce erosion and provide opportunities to improve a stream or creek’s natural...

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