At Giant Development, we provide turnkey site development contracting in Apex to help you keep your project on schedule and within budget. Many of the projects we work on require intensive preparation, including excavation, land clearing, and demolition. While this creates the level, stable land necessary for construction, it can be difficult on the land itself, especially when done near water, such as a stream, river, or lake.
Site development, when not done with care, can cause severe soil erosion, which can lead to property damage and pollution of the waterways. Even when land hasn’t been bothered, running water, like in a river, can lead to natural erosion. Over time, this can cause water to encroach on developed land and cause serious damage to public and private property.
Understanding Streambank Stabilization and Restoration
Streambank stabilization and restoration are necessary to prevent or stop erosion from causing damage. Giant Development is experienced in these actions and works to repair streambanks that have worn away over time or have damaged due to unstable soil.
Sometimes, the action we take to stabilize the streambanks involves planting native greenery and grasses so the roots can hold the soil in place. Other times, we will build barriers or use natural barriers or sometimes we will create bioengineering systems to slow down erosion.
These solutions keep soil in place, which is better for the environment and prevents property loss and damage.
Causes of Streambank Instability Around Apex
While land development and urbanization are definitely causes of instability, many other factors are natural and unavoidable:
- Channel modifications
- Effluent water transport
- Irrigation water transport
- Excessive water force exertion
- Animal Activities
- Removal of vegetation
- Land changes
- Natural disasters
Streambank Stabilization and Restoration Services
To make sure it’s done correctly, stabilizing and restoring streambanks require experience and careful planning. Otherwise, it could do more harm than good. Giant Development, Inc. works with experts who understand the best solutions to prevent and reduce erosion and increase the stability of the soil around North Carolina. Our services include:
- Educating client on stream dynamics
- Earthwork and soil preparation
- Managing streamside vegetation
- Weed control
- Conducting a comprehensive analysis of the stream structure
- Identifying the most effective streambank protection method
- Bioengineering methods
- Geotechnical methods
- Traditional methods
- Designing an effective restoration solution
- Implementation of system and sediment control measures
- Monitoring and management of system and subsequent reporting
- If applicable, design and implementation of in-stream solution to improve habitat value
- Grading measures
- Stabilization of channel flow
- Maintenance to prevent erosive water flow
No matter what options are best, we will work with you to compose a comprehensive solution that will last without going over your budget.
Contact Us for Streambank Stabilization and Restoration
Whether you want to prevent erosion or restore an existing issue in Apex, Giant Development can help! Contact our team today to schedule your consultation by calling 919-754-1226 or by filling out our contact form.