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Charles Creek Debris Basin | by TranBC
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Charles Creek Debris Basin

Destructive debris flows occurred at Strachan Point in the 1970s and 1980s, wiping out bridges and damaging the highway and local community. To counter these flows, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure constructed a debris flow catch basin facility in 1985. The basin catches debris from slides while allowing water to flow into the ocean. Our maintenance contractor cleans out the debris periodically to maintain capacity for future slides.

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Taken on December 25, 2010