Soil

Erosion Control Devices

Stabilizing Hillsides and Creek Bottoms

Stabilizing Hillsides and Creek Bottoms

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The rolling landscape of Scott County, MN, is rural but not particularly remote. “That area is farm country, and the Minnesota River goes through the entire area. On the top of the bluffs it’s farmland, but at the river, the elevation drops about 200 feet in 800 feet,” says Paul  … Read More

Geogrids for Stabilizing Steep Slopes

Geogrids for Stabilizing Steep Slopes

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The steep slopes and compressible soils caused concern that the road might, sometime in the future, shift and even crack if precast concrete panel retaining walls were used. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials suggested that 1:1 slope reinforcement with geogrid be used instead.  … Read More

Case Studies in Tube-Based Sediment Control

Case Studies in Tube-Based Sediment Control

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With traditional sediment control devices like straw wattles and silt fence, a drop-and-go installation style could be disastrous. Proper trenching, staking, and preparation of the BMP-soil interface means the difference between success and failure, which has led many manufacturers of sediment control products to design the next generation of more  … Read More

Four Cases Where Cofferdams Work

Four Cases Where Cofferdams Work

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Sometimes a project requires keeping sediment out of clean water that needs to remain free-flowing. Sometimes it’s not the sediment that has to be held back, but the water itself, so that work can be done in the temporarily dry space.  … Read More

Permeable Paver Projects Increase Useable Area

Permeable Paver Projects Increase Useable Area

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As the use of green infrastructure becomes more widespread, and more properties need to manage as much stormwater runoff as possible onsite, the use of permeable pavers is increasing—on both new and retrofit projects.  … Read More

Got a Mask? It’s  Still Wildfire Season

Got a Mask? It’s Still Wildfire Season

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Large parts of the Southeast are on fire this week, with tens of thousands of acres affected by wildfires. Even many of those who aren’t forced to evacuate are still struggling with the effects of poor air quality—so much so that officials in some areas are recommending people wear special  … Read More


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