Agua Tierra Land and Water Services, Inc.

Fluvial Geomorphology


Meander Belt Restoration

Braided Channel Studies

Incised Channel Restoration Studies

Channel Avulsion and Migration


At Agua Tierra Land and Water Services, Inc. we model our channel projects after naturally stable and functioning channel segments.  Our designs first address channel function using techniques of fluvial geomorphology.  Agua Tierra develops a stable channel model first and then applies human, fish, and wildlife requirements.  Our work is firmly founded in the science of geomorphology, hydrology, and hydraulics.


Areas of expertise include:

  • Channel Assessments, Stability Analysis & Channel Classification

  • Stable Channel Design Criteria & Geometry Studies

  • Meander Belt Migration Studies, Delineation, and Management Plans

  • Ordinary High Water Mark Determinations and Bankfull Determinations

  • Bridge, Road, & Railroad Channel Compatibility Design

  • Hydrologic & Hydraulic Investigations

  • Dam Removal and Channel Restoration


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