Services - Ecological Planning and Restoration

Whether for the purposes of ecological uplift or to protect vital infrastructure, JEWELL provides comprehensive planning and design solutions for degraded streams, wetlands, and other ecology based challenges. As a complement to our hydrologic and hydraulic engineering services, this field of expertise brings sound ecological solutions to restore natural systems with carefully selected plants, bio-engineered structures and in-stream structures to stabilize the natural environment, protect critical infrastructure, and promote an ecologically beneficial system.

Please review the following representative projects to learn more.


Knob Hill Stream Restoration

Knob Hill Stream Restoration

JEWELL designed a flood reduction project at Knob Hill Drive to eliminate culvert discharge constrictions and improve downstream capacity conditions. Natural stream restoration was used to improve aquatic habitat and stability. A broad range of services were provided for this project including system analysis, design, and permitting.
Client: Village of Clemmons, NC

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Conover Station Stormwater Wetland

Conover Station Stormwater Wetland

JEWELL Engineering designed an innovative stormwater treatment system for the City of Conover’s brownfield development of a former furniture factory site. The system includes a two-cell stormwater wetland, forested riparian buffer, and vegetated bio-swale.
Client: City of Conover, NC

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New Garden  Stream Restoration

New Garden Stream Restoration and Culvert Replacement

JEWELL Engineering designed the stream crossing component of this important road widening project. JEWELL’s work included designing the bridge replacement, stream restoration, flood analyses, and environmental permitting.
Client: City of Greensboro, NC

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PTRC Stormwater Wetland

PTRC Stormwater Wetland

Courtland Park Stormwater Wetland serves as a water quality enhancement for runoff from an urban watershed in Reidsville, NC. JEWELL Engineering designed the site layout, dams, and micro-topography for the wetland. The work included permitting the system through state and federal environmental agencies.
Client: Piedmont Triad Council of Governments

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