The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indian's (the "Tribe") Creekside Development Project is a comprehensive 250 acre project whose physical components will augment and support the Tribe's Seven Feathers Hotel & Casino Resort, the Truck & Travel Center, and the Tribe's motels; as well as providing support services to the surrounding community including the City of Canyonville.
Main components of the project include:
- Drinkable and Grey Water Systems.
- Sewage Management for Tribal businesses.
- Restoration of Jordan Creek, which approximately bisects the project lands. The purpose of the Jordan/Alder Watershed Assessment document (11 Mb PDF download) is to identify habitat restoration opportunities in the Jordan/Alder Watershed.
- Improvements to the South Umpqua River environment.
- The new Seven Feathers RV Resort.
- Creekside Reservoir.
- Umpqua Indian Utility Cooperative providing electricity for project components.
The Drinkable Water subsystem provides drinking water for the:
- Seven Feathers Hotel & Casino Resort.
- Seven Feathers Truck & Travel Center.
- Seven Feathers RV Resort.
- Other Tribal Holdings.
- The City of Canyonville (in emergencies).
The Drinkable Water subsystem consists of:
- Wells with pumps.
- Drinkable Water Dam, the Creekside Reservoir.
- Sediment and Treatment Facilities.
- Storage Tank.
The Grey Water subsystem treats the grey water produced by the:
- Seven Feathers Hotel & Casino Resort's septic system.
- Seven Feathers Truck & Travel septic system.
- Seven Feathers RV Resort's septic system.
- City of Canyonville's grey water.
The Grey Water subsystem consists of the following components:
- Dam and Grey Water Reservoir.
- Feeder lines from septic system grey water outputs.
- Output lines to irrigation systems.