Niokaska Creek Stream Restoration

Niokaska Creek restoration affected area map

What is the Project?

Stream restoration project that would address major erosion currently damaging private property near the south end of Ashbrook Drive (Ward 3).

Why is it Important?

This project would help alleviate the continued erosion and loss of private property as well as reduce the amount of pollutants being discharged into our streams and waterbodies.

What is the Status?

Updated 08/23/2023

The City was awarded a $300,000 grant from the EPA to match bond dollars in order to complete the Niokaska Creek and Scull Creek Stream Restoration projects.

Design is nearing completion and permitting will begin soon. Construction is anticipated as soon as permitting is complete.

How is it Funded?

Funding for the project comes from the Bond Issue approved by voters in April 2019 and the EPA grant.