Wetland & Floodplain

CSA 50 Flood Control Plan

Balance Hydrologics was the lead for an inter-disciplinary team that was selected to prepare an updated flood control plan for the Carmel River in County Services Area 50, which encompasses the north overbank areas of the river from Mission Fields upstream to Val Verde Drive in the County of Monterey, California.  The study included [...]

CSA 50 Flood Control Plan2020-04-23T16:20:15+00:00

Stormwater Design for Gale Ranch in San Ramon

Balance Hydrologics developed and designed the stormwater management strategy for the large Gale Ranch Project in southern Contra Costa County.  Initial work was carried out to identify opportunities and constraints for stormwater infrastructure related to both runoff quantity and quality.  Balance engineers assisted in the refinement of designs for specific structural best management practices [...]

Stormwater Design for Gale Ranch in San Ramon2020-10-02T20:20:34+00:00

San Felipe Creek Restoration

The Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency (Habitat Agency) represents multiple stakeholders in providing long-term protection of ecosystems and biodiversity within Santa Clara County. The Habitat Agency contracted with Habitat Restoration Sciences (HRS), Balance Hydrologics, Inc., and Dudek for this design-build project to develop conceptual plans, evaluate the feasibility of restoration opportunities, and implement the [...]

San Felipe Creek Restoration2020-11-02T18:27:22+00:00

Hydrologic Site Assessment for the Benicia Urban Waterfront Enhancement and Master Plan

Balance Hydrologics was part of a multi-disciplinary team brought on by the City of Benicia to develop the Benicia Urban Waterfront Restoration Plan (Plan). This Plan was partly funded by a Coastal Conservancy grant and allowed the City of Benicia to plan for an enhanced and restored downtown waterfront that can realize its potential [...]

Hydrologic Site Assessment for the Benicia Urban Waterfront Enhancement and Master Plan2018-01-09T20:31:02+00:00

East Cypress Groundwater Monitoring and Mitigation Wetland Design

The Cypress Preserve Project (Project) is a large-scale mixed-use and density diverse master-planned community in eastern Contra Costa County. The Project avoids and preserves 129.4 acres of jurisdictional Waters of the U.S. (WOUS) and provides wetland mitigation and preservation through two (2) preserves, the North Preserve and the South Preserve. Balance staff developed preliminary [...]

East Cypress Groundwater Monitoring and Mitigation Wetland Design2018-01-09T20:28:57+00:00

Stanford University Hydrologic Support

Balance staff have been conducting a wide-range of hydrologic and hydraulic studies for Stanford University, the Stanford Lands Company and their cooperators in watershed management since 1994. Among these efforts have been: Searsville Dam and Reservoir Alternatives Study, Stanford University, San Mateo County, California. Geomorphic and hydraulic feasibility of various possible alternatives for Searsville [...]

Stanford University Hydrologic Support2022-04-14T16:44:50+00:00