RiverRestoration

P.O. Box 248
Carbondale, CO  81623
(970) 947-9568
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RiverRestoration.org is dedicated to resolving River issues. RiverRestoration.org provides the creative planning, engineering and technical support required in any successful river project. Our philosophy is to take a whole system approach to river projects to meet the multiple needs of ecology, recreation and water users for an overall higher functioning system. We identify degradations, uncover use issues and site constaints, and find solutions that benefit the whole system.

Glenwood Springs River Recreation Enhancements (2006-2010)

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The low-flow feature being tested while still under construction.
Glenwood Springs
Colorado River, Colorado

Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park is world renowned.  The innovative design creates a wave that kayaks, surf boards, stand up paddle boards, boogie boards, rafts and all kinds of water craft use. 

Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park (pdf)

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The drawing shows the conceptual plan of the preferred alternative design
Highlights
  • River Park Development
  • Designed Drift Boat Passage
  • Design Solutions for Large River Construction
  • Low flow and High flow Features
  • FHA License and CLOMR
Client
City of Glenwood Springs, CO