Fountain Creek: Dredge-less sediment removal demonstration project up and running and slurping sediment from the creek


From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

A mining screw was depositing a steady slurry of about 10 gallons of material per second onto a conveyor belt that stacked sand and gravel into a large pile. The sediment is pumped from the stream through pipes in an effort to clean the channel near the confluence with the Arkansas River. The project also will demonstrate the impact of sediment removal on water quality.

More Fountain Creek coverage here and here.

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