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Sediment Control Devices

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

Putting the Brakes on Silt – Part 4

Putting the Brakes on Silt – Part 4

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The company has been doing a lot of resurfacing projects recently, protecting nearby wetlands and other environmentally sensitive areas.

“We focus more on county roads with limited traffic where we’re putting silt fence along the side of the road so the paving operation isn’t washing into any adjacent waterway.”

Using the tommy  … Read More

Putting the Brakes on Silt – Part 3

Putting the Brakes on Silt – Part 3

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Higgs often uses different types of silt fence in his work. He obtains it from  GETSco, which manufactures a full line of DOT and non-DOT silt fence with custom printing. The company also carries SiltShield.

“It’s an ‘everything at once’ type of situation,” Higgs says of his work. “It’s very seasonal.  … Read More

Putting the Brakes on Silt – Part 2

Putting the Brakes on Silt – Part 2

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“For years, a crew would have to come out to a job site and install SiltSoxx in the field with big blower trucks,” says Zock. “Some people didn’t like that, and sometimes it was hard to get scheduled. That’s all changed.”

Filtrexx still has professionally certified teams all over the United  … Read More

Putting the Brakes on Silt – Part 1

Putting the Brakes on Silt – Part 1

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When it comes to versatility, erosion control contractors rely on silt fence and wattles—or other rolled or berm-shaped filtration products—as the workhorses of a job site. They are used as sediment barriers, as check dams to slow the flow of water and sediment (placed perpendicular to the downhill flow of  … Read More

Silt Fence and Wattles Stay the Course – Part 3

Silt Fence and Wattles Stay the Course – Part 3

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Streambank Stabilization
On another project also located in a residential area, the Filtrexx Bank Stabilization system was used on a streambank restoration project that took place last April in Charlotte, NC.

“The backyard of a residential property near downtown Charlotte was being washed away during rain events due to recent construction upstream  … Read More


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Filtrexx
35481 Grafton Eastern Rd
Grafton
OH
44044

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