Kentucky Mitigation Bank – Franklin County, Kentucky

Steeles Branch Mitigation Bank Franklin County, Kentucky The primary objective of this stream mitigation project is to enhance and then preserve streams that are considered “waters of the U.S.” within the watershed to provide compensatory mitigation credits in advance of authorized impacts in the Commonwealth of Kentucky within the jurisdiction of the Louisville Corps District.

Qualified Hydrologic Professional (QHP)

Congratulations to Michael Boller as he works to become Waypoint, LLC’s newest Qualified Hydrologic Professional (QHP).    Michael as met the requirements of Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 69-3-105 through successful completion of the Tennessee Hydrologic Determination (TN-HDT) Course.  Below is an excerpt of the requirements necessary to obtain certification in the TN-HDT course.  Establishing standard procedures …

Creating and Restoring Wetlands – Autauga County, Alabama

Waypoint personnel developed a 48 acre wetland restoration project to create 48 acres of bottomland hardwood wetlands in Autauga County, Alabama.   To accomplish this, the first step has been grading to allow hydrology to be restored to the area. This has allowed hydrophytic vegetation and soils to be re-established.  Various hardwood tree species have been …

Stream Mitigation Bank Fisheries Study

Last month we performed a fisheries study at a stream mitigation bank site. This data is being used to determine the Biotic Integrity Index to help measure the success of the restoration project. Populations of multiple fish species were found in pools just like these throughout the project.

Kentucky Fish Survey

During this fish survey, Waypoint personnel used a backpack electro-fisher to conduct a population census and identify the diversity of fish species in the stream segment. Contact us or request a quote today.

KY Mitigation Compliance

KY Mitigation Compliance Section 404 Clean Water Act Mitigation compliance documentation can be very difficult due to the complexity and detail of many permit conditions. Waypoint, LLC specializes in regulatory compliance assistance and its personnel have been monitoring mitigation sites in multiple states for many years.

KY Stream Restoration

Stream restoration services include stream restoration assessment, design, and construction monitoring services. Whether it is a baseline study or full stream restoration design plan our team regularly performs these tasks to help our clients meet their project goals. Using Rosgen and standard survey trained stream restoration specialists, Waypoint, LLC provides detailed longitudinal profiles, functional assessments, …

Benthic Macroinvertebrate Surveys

Benthic Macroinvertebrate Surveys Benthic macroinvertebrate surveys and analysis is provided by our team of aquatic entomologists and biologists. Waypoint’s macroinvertebrate survey team is equipped to take on all of your aquatic survey needs. If you have any questions about your biological monitoring compliance needs or programs, please give us a call and we will be …

KY Selenium Fish Tissue

KY Selenium Fish Tissue Selenium Fish Tissue Sampling frequencies are conducted by Waypoint, LLC to help our clients comply with NPDES/KPDES permits issued by the Kentucky Division of Water (KDOW) or the EPA. Following the standard operating procedures (SOP) for selenium fish tissue sampling set forth by KDOW we maintain scientific collectors permits and provide …