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Streams and Fisheries - Design Build

Project Design Build Approach

ERC provides a unique opportunity for projects through a complete turnkey design-build approach. The design-build approach allows ERC to work closely with the client through all phases of project beginning with preliminary planning phases, concept design, cost estimating, permitting through to project implementation. ERC has found this approach to be the most cost effective and efficient process to ensure a successful restoration project compared to traditional design-bid approaches.



The creation/restoration of natural features such as streams often requires in-field modifications based on specific field conditions. The design/build approach ensures that the constructed area functions in a manner that is complementary with the surrounding environment yet provides the intended design function. The design-build approach is generally more efficient for these types of projects as it allows the designer to work directly with construction operators in the field to modify or adjust for any unforeseen conditions that may be encountered, monitor development and provide direct maintenance as required. This approach also streamlines the process for clients as ERC serves as the single point of contact throughout all phases of the project providing continuity and ensuring that the full intention and potential of the project is attained.

ERC has developed a long-standing team with earthwork and reclamation specialists highly experienced working in sensitive environments. ERC and Tezak Heavy Equipment (Tezak) have combined efforts to provide turn-key design-build stream project since 2003. ERC also provides complete reclamation and revegetation services with the assistance of Western States Reclamation, Inc. (WSRI). WSRI provides the specialized equipment and expertise for revegetation of project sites ranging from seed bed preparation, native seeding, mulching, shrub/tree installation to erosion control, weed management and maintenance. Together the ERC team has completed over 12 design-build stream projects in the last 4 years.

The ERC team design-build approach provides the multi-disciplinary expertise to ensure projects are completed in proven, sustainable and cost effective manner.

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