Sediment Control: Willows

Location of willow planting

Pueblo Canyon joins Los Alamos Canyon

Willow planting: Spring 2010
Willow planting: Spring 2010

Willows: Fall 2010
Willows: Fall 2010

Perennial water flowing from the Los Alamos County sewage treatment plant maintains water-loving vegetation that retains sediments. LANL recently planted 10,000 willows and constructed wing ditches to increase sediment retention in this canyon.



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