Riverbend endeavors to use state-of-the-art equipment and software to ensure we deliver the best results possible. We have a significant collection of field equipment, a full complement of engineering and restoration software, and we have a hydraulic modeling laboratory capable of flows up to 500 gpm and scale models up to 40 ft in length.

Field equipment includes:

  • Topcon Total Station, GTS-802AR robotic system, 3” resolution
  • Topcon RTK GPS system, survey grade
  • 2 Topcon laser levels
  • DH-48 and Helley-Smith sediment samplers
  • Top-setting current meter
  • Aluminum boat & outboard motor
  • Depth sounding sonar
  • ADV Technology Acoustic Doppler Stream Flow Meter
  • Extech Dissolved Oxygen Meter
  • Hach Water Quality Kit (pH, Temperature, Turbidity)
  • Temperature Sensors (5) Onset HOBO Data Loggers
  • Gravelometer
  • 500μ D-Frame Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling Net

Specialized office equipment & software includes:

  • AutoCAD Infrastructure Design Suite
  • Terramodel civil/survey
  • Rivermorph © Natural channel assessment & design
  • Flowmaster
  • ESRI ArcMap GIS
  • Storm & sanitary sewer design
  • HEC-RAS, HEC-6, WINXS-PRO, HEC-HMS
  • Large format HP 770 plotters (2)