Stewart Creek Phase I
Historic Stewart Creek Stream Enhancement
Stream restoration, water quality improvements and erosion control

Project is in the warranty phase.


Storm Water Services will enhance more than 3 miles of stream in a highly urbanized area of Mecklenburg County. For more information about the importance of Mecklenburg County’s stream restoration projects, check out these videos.

Phase II

Phase III

Objectives of Project:
  • Repair Eroding Stream Banks
  • Improve Water Quality
  • Improve Habitat
  • Reduce the amount of sediment in the water 
  • *This project WILL NOT reduce flooding
Clear Water Management Trust Fund Grant of $425,000 given in February for Phases I and II.

Estimated Cost: 3,300,000*

*includes all costs associated with this project such as planning and design, utility relocation, consultant fees, permits, construction, and landscaping.

The project team will manage the project through several phases. Specific work is conducted during each phase and public involvement is emphasized throughout the process. Learn more about project phases.


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PlanningCOMPLETEDMarch 2014
DesignCOMPLETEDJanuary 2019
PermittingCOMPLETEDJanuary 2019
Property Easement/AcquisitionCOMPLETEDMay 2017
BidCOMPLETEDMarch 2020
ConstructionCOMPLETEDAugust 2020
WarrantyCOMPLETEDJanuary 2022

​Project Team

Stephanie Roberts-Bowman, PE

Project Manager


September 11, 2020 Stewart Creek Ph I Creek Releaf Letter for Nearby Residents.pdfSeptember 11, 2020 Stewart Creek Ph I Creek Releaf Letter for Nearby Residents
Historic Stewart Creek Phase I.pdfHistoric Stewart Creek Phase I

Project in construction.