Washout below Gaglardi Way

On Thursday, October 29, there was a washout around the Burnaby City construction site below Gaglardi Way on Tributary 3A.

 

Map of washout

On Friday, John Templeton sounded the alarm and took these photos along Trib 3A.

Silty water in Tributary 3A  [photo: John Templeton 2015-10-30]

Silty water in Tributary 3A
[photo: John Templeton 2015-10-30]

Silty water taken from Tributary 3A  [photo: John Templeton 2015-10-30]

Silty water taken from Tributary 3A
[photo: John Templeton 2015-10-30]

At the mouth of Stoney Creek where it enters the Brunette River, the silt was still heavy:

[photo: Alan James  2015-10-31]

[photo: Alan James 2015-10-30]

On Saturday, the creek was running clear at the North Road

at North Road culvert [photo: Alan James  2015-10-31]

at North Road culvert
[photo: Alan James 2015-10-31]

But, on 3A, the silt was not as heavy as Friday, but still the visibility was too low to do a Spawner Count on Sunday.

Confluence 3A and main stem [photo: Alan James  2015-10-31]

Confluence 3A and main stem
[photo: Alan James 2015-10-31]

Mike Van Looy took these photos along the stream from Ashgrove to Gaglardi to show the amount of new sediment covering the spawning beds:

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

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[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

[photo: Mike van Looy 2015-10-31]

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