Aug 2, 2006 Workers start digging for sewer line connection

Aug 2, 2006 Box Elder tree planted 3 years ago

Nov 25, 2006 Damaged bark of the Box Elder Tree

Aug 2, 2006 Tree branches and grasses on the fragile creek bank

Nov 25, 2006 Tree trunks and oak seedlings were removed as the slope started to slip. Bare slope was covered with erosion blanket upon request.

Aug 2, 2006 Sewer main is more than 8' deep and hole is large enough for worker to work in.

Aug 2, 2006 Box Elder and Excavated Dirt

Feb 4, 2007 Sink Hole continues to develop at the side of the Box Elder

Feb 9, 2007 Sink hole doubles in size after rain. City crews come and stuff gravel to cover the gaping hole. Compaction testing is requested but denied by the City Engineer.

Feb 11, 2007 Sink hole stuffed with gravel.

Aug 2, 2006 Stepping stones leading down to creek at the side of the toppled Acacia tree

Sept 8, 2005 Willow tree planted on solid ground (under yellow arrow)

Stepping stones are lost in the slide.

Feb 11, 2007 Landslide. Willow tree has slid down with the creek bank. The slide is on top of the newly replaced sewer main. Stepping stones above are completely lost in the mud.

Feb 13, 2007 The entire bank under the ivy is slipping and falling into the creek.