Bell Slough Study


With the support and interest of the local community and the Friends of the Bell Slough, the City will be investigating hydraulic connectivity and ecological restoration of the Bell Slough.

The goal of the study is to solicit recommendations to improve flow within the Bell Slough and increase the water quality, which in turn, will enhance the habitat, vegetation, and wildlife sustainability.

Project Details

  • The City will engage a consultant that has both experience in hydrologic and environmental studies.
  • Scope of the study includes:
•      flood protection •     watercourse connectivity
•      water quality •     ecological improvements
•      community recreation •     habitat enhancement


Next Steps

  • Finalize report
  • Prioritize solutions and funding
  • Installation of culvert at McSween Road

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Description Date File Size 
Bell Slough Study - Final 2023-10-24 14.78MB 
Bell Slough Study - Draft 2023-04-20 18.32MB 
Staff Report for Bell Slough Feasibility Study - Draft Report 2023-04-20 549KB