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Sediment Control Devices

9 Benefits of Compost Blankets for Erosion and Sediment Control Projects

9 Benefits of Compost Blankets for Erosion and Sediment Control Projects

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Although still considered relatively unknown in certain regions of North America, the use of compost in erosion and sediment control has been a very successful landscaping practice for over 25 years. Compost blankets (the application of a layer of compost on hill slopes), compost berms, and compost filter socks are  … Read More

Hydroseeding to Amend Soil (Part 2)

Hydroseeding to Amend Soil (Part 2)

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Hydroseeding plays an important role in both erosion control plans and stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPPs.) In this article, we learn how the stakeholders were able to merge the construction and restoration contractors’ tasks together to create a seamless transition into restoration activities.  … Read More

Advancements in Geotextiles and Silt Fence Sediment Control

Advancements in Geotextiles and Silt Fence Sediment Control

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In Part 4 of the concluding series about sediment and erosion control products and site-based applications, Erosion Control author Linda Robinson researches a Tennessee highway widening project to present the latest sediment control methods utilized at construction sites.  … Read More

Silt Fence Applications in Separating Contaminated Sediments

Silt Fence Applications in Separating Contaminated Sediments

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In Part 3 of this continuing series about sediment and erosion control, author Linda Robinson discusses the importance of preventing contaminated sediment from entering a Lake Michigan tributary with stormwater runoff. The silt fence and other sediment and erosion control devices showcase best management practices during major dredging operations of  … Read More

Designing Effective Sediment Basins  and Traps

Designing Effective Sediment Basins and Traps

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At Forester University, our live webinars present you with the sediment control experts, who share best management practices, informative project case studies, and real-world applications. Join our faculty of industry experts in our live webinar (or series of webinars) exploring the technological innovations, project site applications, and any associated regulatory requirements  … Read More

Putting the Brakes on Silt – Part 5

Putting the Brakes on Silt – Part 5

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Dan Neaton’s company, Neaton Brothers Erosion Control in Mayer, MN, uses a variety of methods for sediment and erosion control.

One of the company’s current jobs is providing perimeter control for a large bypass construction job on State Highway 23 in Paynesville, MN. The job began in spring 2010 and is  … Read More


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