We tackled the fill slope portion of the trail yesterday. Kind of complex because we had to wrap and reinforce. Innovative stuff but only alternative given the constraints and "sapping/subsurface" conditions. All in all, a pretty good day for 6 people. Here are some pics!...

This trail above Hwy 44 in Redding will take walkers to awesome vistas. However it "cuts" through some ancient river aggregate, semi-consolidated , with cobbles, gravel, sand, clay and a really nasty shrink-swell clay from old lake or?? When it rained big a few...

The Dirt Time Complete Works is now available! The Complete Works is divided up into two DVD sets - The BMP (Best Managed Practices) set and the BioEngineering Set.  They are available together for only $299 or separately for $175.00 each.   Order them...

This was quite a project for sure!!  Remember the purpose was to increase the low-flow water surface elevation so the irrigation pumps can draw water.   This multi-million $$$ irrigation project serves the regions rubber tree, banana, and fruit plantations and rice growing.  The...

Bioengineering Case Studies - by Wendi Goldsmith, Donald Gray, and our very own John McCullah, presents a range of well-documented case studies on key techniques and best practices for bio-stabilization projects. This publication also emphasizes evaluation and comparison of different techniques and challenges across a wide...

He sent us a message as well: "See the two excavators working on other side of bank? They are preparing the tieback for Bendway Weir. There is a wide bend with Pump House on inner bend, which at 5000 cfs, directs flows to...

"[Finally] getting some rock delivered now, though we are still behind schedule.  Quite a weekend here, no work on Friday - but Saturday and Sunday very productive (in terms of placing rock for Newbury Riffle).  Punctuated by huge afternoon thunder storms.  Must have rained at...

Hello! This just in from the other side of the GLOBE!!! John is in Malaysia with Wing where they are working on and Engineered Newbury Riffle and the first Bendway Weirs in that part of the world. John says the first few day were...