EQR has been constructing stream restoration
projects since 1991. We have restored streams
in urban and suburban areas, on residential
and industrial sites. Our services have mitigated
the adverse impacts of impervious surface runoff,
thereby moderating water flow and improving
water quality. Our work has also removed barriers
to fish passage and restored adjacent riparian
areas to improve habitat.
We have extensive experience working in
different stream types and sizes, from headwaters
to 4th order tidal streams. We have constructed
all of the modern hard and soft bioengineering
and stream control techniques utilized in the
mid-Atlantic region, including riffle grades,
fish ladders, soil wrapped lifts and a variety
of in-stream and bank stabilization structures.
In addition, we have considerable experience
with channel realignment and dam removal.
What distinguishes our company is not only
our specialization but the quality of our work.
Many of our crews have been involved with stream
construction projects for over 10 years. They
understand the environmental sensitivity and
power of the stream systems in which they work.
Our employees know how to construct within a
riparian corridor to achieve long term stability
and improve stream ecology in a dynamic environment.
They know how to minimize their construction
footprint, protect plant and animal species,
and construct as quickly and efficiently as
We believe our stewardship sets a good example
for the communities where we work and affords
the opportunity to educate others about the
importance of environmental restoration. EQR
is also proud of our ability to provide our
services at competitive prices.