Trapezoidal concrete drainage channels are a movie icon and potentially an efficient way to convey stormwater; but their presence is a sign of a displaced river system. Join us for this discussion of river restoration projects that have been undertaken in urban settings. We’ll present successes and failures in urban creek rehabilitation projects, including risks and benefits that accompany the replacement of concrete drains/channels with natural/meandering waterways.


Brad Dalrymple

Ocean Protect

Brad is an Environmental Engineer with over 20 years’ of environmental engineering experience and a passion for protecting our planet. He is Principal Environmental Engineer at Ocean Protect – ... Read more

Lauren Coe


Lauren Coe is a hydrologic engineer with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for over 10 years. Ms. Coe has conducted a variety of hydrologic analyses for dam and levee risk assessments and flood risk manage... Read more

Reuben Sasaki


Reuben Sasaki is a hydrologic engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for over 14 years. Mr. Sasaki conducts hydrologic and hydraulic analysis for a risk assessment team on dam and levee safety... Read more

Krey Price

International Water Training Institute

Educated at the University of California at Berkeley, Krey is a civil engineer and project manager with international experience in water resources. He is engaged in computational modelling, engineeri... Read more

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