Sediment and Erosion Control

DWB provides a one-stop shop for all your sediment and erosion control needs in Northern BC. We have Certified Professionals in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) and have an experienced support team of associated professionals including Agrologists, Biologists, Foresters and Engineers. We have partnerships with some of the biggest product suppliers in BC and as a leader in the erosion control field are often called upon to trial new and innovative products. DWB is an active member of the International Erosion Control Association and provides both professional and installation services for a wide variety of projects.

  • Sediment and erosion control plans/prescriptions
  • Site drainage plans and design of settling ponds
  • Supply/install sediment mitigation measures
  • Hydrology and water quality monitoring
  • Hydroseeding, ATV seeding and hand seeding
  • Bioengineering plans/prescriptions and installation
  • Customized professional erosion control training sessions provided to industry

Reclamation and Reforestation

DWB provides a qualified and skilled team of professionals experienced in reclamation and restoration planning and implementation. We have Professional Agrologists, Biologists and Engineers with the knowledge to assist clients in successfully reclaiming disturbed lands to previous capabilities or restoring to pre-disturbance ecosystems. Using innovative and field-tested approaches, DWB works to identify successful, cost-effective and site appropriate short and longer term measures for preparing disturbed soils and waterways and returning vegetation cover. Our team also ensures all plans meet permitting requirements. In Northern B.C, factors such as short growing seasons and shallow soils can pose significant limitations to restoring vegetation cover and in some cases, native plants, which are adapted to these harsh conditions, provide the best solution. Wherever possible, DWB works to develop and implement research programs using native plant species in order to continuously provide our clients with the novel and up-to-date revegetation practices.

  • Conceptual Reclamation Plans
  • Detailed Five-Year Mine Reclamation Plan
  • Closure Planning
  • Trace Element Uptake in Soils and Vegetation
  • Reclamation Costing
  • Revegetation Trials and Research
  • Native Plant Seed and Propagules Collection
  • Revegetation Prescriptions
  • Seeding and Planting

Commercial Jet Boat Services

DWB Consulting provides highly skilled, certified captains with experience in operating on many of Northern BC freshwater rivers/lakes. DWB specializes in remote site access and launching/operating in demanding conditions.

All captains have minimum training certifications including: Transport Canada’s Small Vessel Operating Proficiency (SVOP) and Marine Medical First Aid (MEDA3), WCB Level 1 First Aid, Advance River Boat Operation Training and Canadian Safety Council Swift Water Rescue. 

Both our vessels are Transport Canada certified for commercial operation on Canadian Waters and include a custom 18.5’ Alicraft with 200 HP Sportjet and 18′ custom Exact Expedition with 350HP inboard. Our vessels are meticulously maintained by the manufacturer to the highest safety standards that meet the requirements of our primary commercial clients including: oil and gas pipelines, BC Hydro, utilities, mines, rail, highways and forestry.

  • Safety vessel
  • Crew transport
  • Scientific sampling – biological, water & sediment
  • Emergency response
  • Hydrographic/sonar surveys and profiles
  • Support vessel for marine/large river construction projects
  • Custom charters

Land Surveying Services

DWB provides surveying services for all phases of projects, from feasibility, planning, and preliminary engineering, to detailed design, specification development, and through to construction layout, QC, as-built and supervision, and operational-phase inspections and certification. Our team of Engineers and Technicians specializes in legal land surveys and geomatics services including topographic land surveys, hydrographic/bathymetric surveys, and UAV (RPAS ‘drone’) surveys, and are supported by an inter-disciplinary team from DWB’s Environmental and Forestry divisions to ensure that our clients’ needs are met effectively and comprehensively.

  • Legal Land Surveying, Land Title Act Surveys & Land Act Surveys
  • Land Title & Legal Plan Searches
  • Subdivisions & Parcel Consolidations
  • First Nations Lands
  • Right of Way Surveys
  • Building Location Certificates
  • Parcel Boundaries & Natural Boundaries
  • Permitting & Approvals
  • Project Estimating
  • Control Surveys
  • Topographic & Engineering Surveys
  • Earthworks & Grading Design
  • Volumetric Surveys & Quantities Tracking
  • Resource Surveys
  • Transmission Corridor Planning
  • Mineral Tenure & Mining Surveys
  • Municipal Infrastructure Surveys
  • Road, Highway & BridgeSurveys
  • Crossings & Profiles
  • UAV (RPAS Drone) Surveys (Imagery, Video & Surface Generation)
  • Hydrographic/Bathymetric Surveys – Depth, Volumes & Accumulations
  • Construction Layout
  • Machine Control Set-Up & Verification
  • QA/QC Supervision
  • As-Built Surveys & Documentation
  • Drafting, Mapping & GIS Analysis