Squamish Dyke Raise

Property Owner:
District of Squamish

Kerrwood Leidel

Contract Value:
$2 Million

District of Squamish

Project Description:

  • Raising and widening the dike over a length of 800m by capping the existing dike and building out the landside toe (600 m) or riverside toe (200 m).
  • Construction required removal and stockpiling of existing topsoil, supply, placement and compaction of approved dike fill, removal, supply and replacement of riprap, top dressing side slopes with stockpiled topsoil, hydroseeding, and placing a top course of road mulch.
  • The second part involved removal, supply and replacement riprap erosion protection for previously raised sections of dike over a length of  2,300m.

Gregg Patterson

Gregg Patterson became the General Manager of The Beach Club in 1982 and spent 34 glorious years as their GM.

Gregg has been a featured presenter at various club management seminars in North America, South America, Europe and Asia; teaches club management courses at The Business Management Institute and was an Adjunct Professor at Cal Poly University, Pomona for fourteen years.

Gregg also writes for Board Room magazine and is the author of Reflections on the Club Experience, an anthology of essays on club cultures and operations.

In acknowledgement of his efforts as a club management professional, he was named the Club Executive of the Year by the Club Management Association of America in 2015.