A gabion wall is a retaining wall made of stacked stone-filled gabions tied together with wire. Gabion walls are usually battered (angled back towards the slope), or stepped back with the slope, rather than stacked vertically. … Galvanized steel wire is most common, but PVC-coated and stainless steel wire are also used.
Below of Town of ‘Oliver Gabion Wall’ on Okanagan Avenue below the Gala Park
This type of structures along with tiger dams will be utilized to control water at Sportsman’s Bowl Rd. Newer and larger culverts being installed to flow into oxbows and drain to the river.