Tag: erosion control material

Erosion Control Fabric is offered in a variety of styles and materials to help successfully filter runoff, control erosion and stabilization slopes in your area. Made in both synthetic and biodegradable options, these fabrics are able to control sediment in your location and prevent further erosion. Fabrics featured here have been used in a wide range of applications including slope stabilization, sediment containment, runoff filtration, home protection, and vegetative regrowth.

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

Meeting Mother Nature on Her Own Turf

Meeting Mother Nature on Her Own Turf

Settling North America was a tedious, drawn-out process that took centuries of hard work on mostly inhospitable land. Little wonder that the typical idea of nature was not a cuddly maternal figure but rather a monster to be tamed.  Now, when cyberspace has replaced outer space as the new frontier,

Playing Catch With Mother Nature

Playing Catch With Mother Nature

Controlling pollution at its source should be an essential part of any stormwater protection plan. Whether you’re setting out to trap sediment or pollutants-including hydrocarbons, oil, and grease-that can attach to such particles, inlet and storm drain protection can keep waterways on your site clean and help you meet National

Versatility in Control

Versatility in Control

When it comes to choosing between biodegradable and synthetic blankets and mats, the project goals dictate the choice. Turf reinforcement mats (TRMs), which often contain synthetic components, are often selected for applications that call for an approach that is heavier, longer-lasting, and more sustainable in harsh conditions or high-water velocities.

Research and Testing of ESC Products and Methods

A common complaint among people who specify, purchase, and install erosion and sediment control devices is the difficulty of comparing the performance of different products and techniques. Although test data are available for many products-some from testing performed by independent laboratories and universities, some from the product manufacturers themselves-test procedures

Capture Top Performance From Geosynthetics

Despite the many types and uses of geosynthetics, they share at least one trait in common. To perform properly they have to be put in properly. Here’s why it can pay to tune up your installation techniques, as well as some tips on how to do it.

Collaborative Effort Yields Successful Projects

In 1963, the City of Virginia Beach, VA, merged with Princess Anne County to create a municipality covering 310 mi. 2 and serving a population that has blossomed from 75,000 to 400,000. Over the years, the area’s economic base has also changed, from agriculture to tourism, in part because of

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