Tag: coir logs

Red coir is used in floor mats and doormats, brushes, mattresses, floor tiles and sacking. A small amount is also made into twine. Pads of curled brown coir fibre, made by needle-felting (a machine technique that mats the fibres together), are shaped and cut to fill mattresses and for use in erosion control on river banks and hillsides.

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J. W. Faircloth & Son Inc.
Faircloth Skimmer surface drains float on the surface of the sediment basin as it fills and drains, releasing the cleanest water near the surface instead of draining muddy water from the bottom, as conventional outlets do. It drains the basin slowly over several days at

Coir Logs and Wattles for Bank and Shoreline Erosion

Coir Logs and Wattles for Bank and Shoreline Erosion

ocated near the “elbow” of Cape Cod, the small town of Orleans, MA, is bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by Cape Cod Bay. It is home to some 6,000 residents.

The property of one of those residents had suffered a substantial streambank collapse, and

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Presto Geosystems
Presto Geosystems, a leading manufacturer of soil stabilization and stormwater products, announces a new product offering, Geoterra GTO construction mats. Presto is well-known in the geosynthetics and erosion control industries for its geocells, porous pavement systems, and portable construction mats. The company has been manufacturing construction mats for over

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GREYLINE INSTRUMENTS INC.
With Greyline Instruments’ products, customers can monitor flow through open channels, partially full sewer pipes, and surcharged pipes without a flume or weir. The new MantaRay Portable Area-Velocity flowmeter is designed for monitoring stormwater, sewage, industrial effluent, irrigation water, and natural streams.
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STEWART-AMOS
The Stewart-Amos Galaxy R-6XL deep cleans road surfaces.

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ERNST CONSERVATION SEEDS
Ernst Conservation Seeds grows, processes, and sells over 400 species of native and naturalized seeds and live plant materials for restoration, beautification, reclamation, and conservation. The environmental climate and professionals in the field are recognizing how important natives are in the restoration of North American ecology, and that

Protection at the Water’s Edge

Protection at the Water’s Edge

Located near the “elbow” of Cape Cod, the small town of Orleans, MA, is bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by Cape Cod Bay. It is home to some 6,000 residents.

The property of one of those residents had suffered a substantial streambank collapse, and

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Plastic Solutions Inc.
Plastic Solutions Inc. was founded in 1997 with the vision to supply structural plastic trash racks to the stormwater management industry. Since then, a significant amount of research and development has gone into product testing—including load testing, UV resistance, flammability, resin additives, and water flow restriction requirements—all with

Channel Work

Channel Work

The Indiana Central Canal was built between 1836 and 1839 by the same people who constructed the Erie Canal. The original intent of the canal was to connect the Wabash and Erie Canal to the Ohio River, but financial difficulties stopped the project short of the intended goal.

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Finn Corp.
With working capacity tanks up to 3,600 gallons, Finn Corp.’s complete line of HydroSeeders is designed to meet the needs of extensive erosion control job sites and demanding seeding applications. Customization of HydroSeeders and Bark Blowers on tracks rather than tires for off-road applications is also available. Delivering the

The Evolution of Coastal Erosion Control Technology – Part 4

The Evolution of Coastal Erosion Control Technology – Part 4

Hybrid solutions involve the use of multiple practices and technologies in combination. In many cases, hard armor can be used in combination with degradable materials. For example, in a coastal wetland restoration, degradable coir logs could be used alongside an artificial reef.

In a project completed last spring in Madison, CT,

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