Tag: controlling erosion

Erosion control is the practice of preventing or controlling wind or water erosion in agriculture, land development, coastal areas, river banks and construction. Effective erosion controls are important techniques in preventing water pollution, soil loss, wildlife habitat loss and human property loss.

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Ecologel Solutions LLC
Enhance germination rates and seedling survival! Use Hydretain as part of your hydroseeding routine to provide more plant usable water in between scheduled waterings or rainfall. Applied with your seed, Hydretain attracts and collects individual water molecules, converting unavailable moisture vapor into plant usable water droplets. This process

Repelling the Invaders Might Not Be Such a Good Idea

Repelling the Invaders Might Not Be Such a Good Idea

Have you been trying to eradicate invasive, non-native plants in favor of indigenous species in your area? You might want to think again, at least if controlling erosion is part of your goal.

A recent study conducted at a coastal New Jersey state park compared the protective effects of two different species

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TRACKING PADS
Tracking Pads are heavy-duty mats made from recycled rubber that can be laid down at construction entrances and exits, and essentially remove mud, sediment, and other debris from vehicles and equipment, capturing debris before it can be tracked out onto the roadway. Each mat measures 12 by 12 feet,

Wildfires: Challenges in Revegetation

Wildfires: Challenges in Revegetation

It was the setting for a perfect disaster: historic level droughts, acres of dry forest and grassland, huge reserves of dead wood fuel, and a hurricane that sucked any moisture from the air. Locals said it was just “powder-keg dry.” Implementing a revegetation plan after a wildfire is a challenge;

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JRM CHEMICAL
JRM Chemical’s linear anionic polymers (PAM) are available in powders, emulsions, and tablets to reduce soil erosion and treat turbid water. They are also used as a tackifier with mulch and straw. Low application rates of 4 ppm or less will reduce turbidity in discharge water and reduce suspended particles

Stopping Erosion Flat Out

Stopping Erosion Flat Out

Twenty years ago my brother and I started out as small excavating and general contractors,” says Chauncey Webster, president of East Coast Green Inc., in St. Thomas, PA. “Gradually we leaned more and more toward erosion control work.”

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SILT SOCK
Silt Sock manufactures a variety of products for controlling erosion and sediment. This line includes tube-based products known as silt socks, filter socks, or sediment socks. This product features fabric filled with compost, wood chips, or other organic filtering material to help keep soil in place by reducing stormwater

Revegetation After a Wildfire

Revegetation After a Wildfire

It was the setting for a perfect disaster: historic level droughts, acres of dry forest and grassland, huge reserves of dead wood fuel, and a hurricane that sucked any moisture from the air. Locals said it was just “powder-keg dry.”

“All it needed was an ignition source,” recalls Daniel Lewis, staff

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EXPRESS BLOWER
Express Blower equipment increases the ease and effectiveness of installing erosion control blankets and sediment control berms. Express Blower equipment’s long-range capabilities make large and remote sites accessible and manageable. The blown-on application ensures that the blanket or berm contours exactly to the soil surface for 100% contact. Using

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