Tag: erosion control contractors

A contractor that specializes in erosion control; 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.

Compact Equipment on Erosion Control Projects

Compact Equipment on Erosion Control Projects

Turning radius on compact equipment is important when erosion control contractors need to get in tight spots such as between buildings or in areas where it’s important to not disturb any more dirt than one must, such as golf courses or developed areas where some of the landscaping is already

Techniques for Stabilizing Slopes

Techniques for Stabilizing Slopes

From stabilizing failing slopes to creating new slopes, erosion control contractors are turning to new technologies as well as relying on the tried and true in a number of projects throughout the US.

Slope Stabilization Techniques

Slope Stabilization Techniques

From stabilizing failing slopes to creating new slopes, erosion control contractors are turning to new technologies as well as relying on the tried and true in a number of projects throughout the US.

The Ins and Outs of Compact Equipment

The Ins and Outs of Compact Equipment

Given the variety of jobs his company tackles each day, Myles Anderson, director of operations for The Erosion Co. in Woodstock, GA, depends on compact equipment to help execute the tasks.

Although the company is based in north Georgia, it also does jobs in Alabama, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

“We take care

Putting the Brakes on Silt – Part 1

Putting the Brakes on Silt – Part 1

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

Light Footprints, Heavy Loads

Light Footprints, Heavy Loads

If you’re thinking about a new purchase of earthmoving equipment, your timing couldn’t be ­better. Manufacturers have made great strides in the design and performance of their compact products. Whether you’re grading, trenching, digging, clearing, or anything remotely related to earthmoving, you can find a compact product to do the

Light Footprints, Heavy Loads

Light Footprints, Heavy Loads

If you’re thinking about a new purchase of earthmoving equipment, your timing couldn’t be better. Manufacturers have made great strides in the design and performance of their compact products. Whether you’re grading, trenching, digging, clearing, or anything remotely related to earthmoving, you can find a compact product to do the

Diverse Needs, Diverse Seeds

Diverse Needs, Diverse Seeds

There is a reason the Columbia River Gorge is known as “Mother Nature’s wind tunnel.” Running east to west for 80 miles, the Columbia River cuts a sea level channel through the Cascade Mountains, a path that explorers Lewis and Clark followed. The north side of the Columbia is Washington

Custom Site Challenges, Custom Solutions

Custom Site Challenges, Custom Solutions

Jeff Herndon, co-owner of Herndon Inc. in Lugoff, SC, knows that hilly terrain can mean that a relatively high volume of sediment collects in sedimentation barriers in a short time, necessitating short intervals between removals of sediment buildup. Maintaining intact barriers is one thing; having to clean up after a

Revegetation Innovation

Revegetation Innovation

State Route 330 is a vital link for commerce, commuters, and tourists to and from the southern California mountain community. Three sections of the route were severely damaged by a storm late December 2010, and storm drains that were built in the 1940s failed. The result was slope failure and

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