INNOVATION IN WATER, WASTEWATER, AND STORMWATER NETWORKS
Asheboro, N.C., the Heath Dairy Farm Stream in Randleman, N.C., is part of
a restoration project to mitigate the impact of development on the watershed.
The $1.2 million project will restore 8,850 feet of Back Creek and associated
tributaries, reforest 52 acres of riparian buffer corridor and upland areas,
and reduce nonpoint source sedimentation and nutrient input to the Back
WAZ Engineering used MicroStation and GEOPAK to design the stream
restoration and relocation. The solution to controlling costs was to minimize
earthworks, produce clear plans and specifications, and limit the number of
change orders during construction. Detailed plans based on an accurate digital
terrain model and illustrative cross sections accomplished this goal.
WaterGEMS was a very helpful tool not only in managing the day-to-day water network
distribution system, but also in developing the master plan of Manila Water’s East
Concession to ensure the reliability and sustainability of its water supply.
2009 Be Inspired Award Finalist
Innovation in Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Networks