Mayor calls for Perrinville Creek restoration project
Last updated 3/4/2021 at 9:40am
Mayor Mike Nelson, following historic rainfall events in December and January, on March 2 called for the immediate creation of a project to restore Perrinville Creek.
The lower portion of Perrinville Creek received a massive amount of water and huge volumes of sediment containing silts, sands, gravels and rocks (up to 18 inches in diameter).
During the storms, the culvert under Talbot Road was overwhelmed, and Perrinville Creek flowed over the road, risking a washout of the roadway, damaging private properties in this area, and placing critical infrastructure at risk.
City crews worked fo...