​Historic Stewart Creek Stream Enhancement

​Stream restoration, water quality improvements and erosion control.


Project has been broken into three phases.

Proposed Project Information:

Storm Water Services will enhance more than 3 miles of stream in a highly urbanized area of Mecklenburg County.

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

Project Cost:

$5.6 million 

Status of Project:

Phase I - Construction

Project Schedule

Phase I Construction, started October 2019
Phase II Construction, Spring 2020
Phase III​ Construction, TBD

​Construction plan was shared at community meeting in September 2017. Informational postcards explaining the three phases was mailed in the fall of 2018.​

In this December 2013 photo, SWS employees inspect Stewart Creek for water quality impairments. They discover litter, erosion (a

Project Manager

Stephanie Roberts-Bowman, P.E.

Project Engineering Consultant
Kimley-Horn and Associates

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