After many many hours of sledgehammering, drilling, shoveling, and carrying out tons of rocks, sand, rotten wood, and the works, the outdoor flume is back in action. This is a very beautiful sight, thanks to the dedication and hard work of a crew of undergraduate civil engineering students (thanks to Kelly, Lorenzo, Marco, James, Sanjiv, and Jhoneil) and all my current JETlab students (Junior, Luisa, Greg, Andrew, Hannah, and Aubrey). It looks brand new.
Thankfully we had some great 80+ degree weather in the middle of February to finish everything up.
One final before shot:
And some action shots:
We’ll be putting some test median barriers in here in the next month or so — stay tuned!