Stream restoration efforts are underway at Colvin Run Stream Valley at Wiehle South.
The Reston Association released a video on Tuesday (Feb. 5) detailing the project’s progress, which is expected to be finished by the summer.
Construction crews are working on small sections of the stream at a time as they use track equipment and various sizes of rocks to raise the bottom of the stream, according to the video. The rock is meant to reconnect the stream with the flood plain.
The Reston Association is working with the Wetland Studies and Solutions Inc., a consulting group that has designed and restored streams for Reston before. The Northern Virginia Stream Restoration Bank is funding the project.
Once the project is finished, the area will be stabilized with erosion netting and native plant seeds will be planted sometime in the fall, according to the video.
Until then, caution signs mark the walkable paths around the work site, which will only be closed during construction hours.
More children are participating in Reston Association’s summer camps this year than before the COVID-19 pandemic. After canceling the program last year for the first time in its more than…
The ShowPlace ICON at The Boro serves up a luxury experience. Reserve your seats and order food and drinks online, then sit back in a plush recliner and enjoy.
(Updated at 11:30 a.m.) Fairfax County could require all of its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 when they return to offices this fall. During their meeting today (Tuesday), the…
People using 911 in Fairfax County can now provide medical details and other information to help first responders know more about a situation before they arrive. The county rolled out…