Stream Restoration Database
Water Research Foundation (WRF) and the
Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (Denver, CO)
are supporting research to broaden the International
Stormwater BMP Database to include stream restoration
techniques for improving water quality. This work is
being completed under WRF's unsolicited research
The overall goal of the Stream Restoration Database
is to develop a scientifically based set of monitoring
and reporting protocols for water quality, ecological
function, and habitat performance of stream restoration
and stabilization projects and develop a national
database to store information on these projects.
The primary purposes are to support improvements in
stream restoration applications, provide consistent
data sets to support regulatory compliance for Total
Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs), National Pollutant Discharge
Elimination System (NPDES) permit compliance, and pollutant
and ecosystem services trading.
Version 1.0 of the Stream Restoration Data Entry Spreadsheets
and User’s Guide are now available for download:|
Stream Restoration Database Data Entry Spreadsheets and User's
Guide (Version 1.0)
Stream Restoration Database Version 1.0 (August 2016)
A summary report of findings based on Version 1.0 of the Stream
Restoration Database will be available in December 2016.
For those interested in submitting data to the SRDB, please
Work completed under this project has been used to support
stream restoration crediting guidance completed under WERF-1T13
"Stream Restoration as a BMP," which will be accessible through
WRF in November 2016.