Public Notice

Dredging and Hazardous Large Woody Debris Trimming in the Gwa'yi (Kingcome) River and EstuaryDredging and Hazardous Large Woody Debris Trimming in the Gwa'yi (Kingcome) River and Estuary - Public Comments Invited

[November 30, 2023] – Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) must determine whether the proposed Katit Creek Lower Bridge Replacement, located in Katit IR1 is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this determination, ISC is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination. All comments received will be considered public and may be posted online.

Written comments must be submitted by December 29, 2023 to:

Rachelle Ormond
1138 Melville St, Vancouver BC
604.363.0081
rachelle.ormond3@sac-isc.gc.ca

The Proposed Project

The Deroche Creek Long-Term Solution Project encompasses Reaches 1, 2 and 3 on the lower alluvial fan. The scope of the Project includes the following major work items, listed from downstream (Reach 1) to upstream (Reach 3) :
• Excavation of a secondary pilot channel in Nicomen Slough where it cuts through the toe of the fan deposit at the downstream extent of Reach 1.
• Construction of two deflection berms extending out from Taylor Rd into Nicomen Slough, located west of the creek in Reach 1 (Downstream of Taylor Rd).
• Construction of a sediment basin in Reach 2 (between Taylor Rd and North Nicomen Rd), including armouring of inlet/ outlet of the basin for grade control, and bank stabilization.
• Armouring of the channel bed at the Taylor Rd. Bridge to prevent future degradation due to the sediment basin.
• Bank stabilization within Reach 3.

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