​Historic Stewart Creek Stream Enhancement

​Stream restoration, water quality improvements and erosion control


Project has been broken into three phases, with Phase I bidding in Summer 2019. 

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

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 in pre-bid with construction starting in Summer 2019.

Project Schedule

Phase I Construction, Summer 2019
Phase II Construction, Winter 2019
Phase III​ Construction, Summer 2020

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

Project Manager

Stephanie Roberts-Bowman, P.E.

Project Engineering Consultant
Kimley-Horn and Associates

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