The Gordey Drainage Project is located in the Municipal District of Greenview No. 16 (MD), approximately 22 kilometers east of the Town of Valleyview. The purpose of the project was to mitigate flooding and erosion resulting from a series of small watercourses from a drainage basin with relatively steep slopes. The project drains into Sweathouse Creek, which is a tributary of the Little Smoky River.
In August 2007, the MD engaged Sameng Inc. to assess the Project and determine an optimum rehabilitation strategy. The assessment was intended to develop a strategy that outlines the condition of the project, potential problems, and possible solutions with associated cost estimates. The scope of work included:
Sameng Inc. completed the project assessment in the fall of 2007. Since then, Sameng was retained to continue the previous work and develop detailed designs of the conceptual assessment. The project has since proceeded to construction and has been completed as of fall of 2015. Key engineering features in this component of the project have included: