Tag: erosion control materials

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.

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.

Hydroseeding for Transportation Projects

Hydroseeding for Transportation Projects

Hydroseeding has connections with most forms of transportation, including revegetation around highways, airports, and mass transit projects. It is even a part of water-related travel, if one considers work done on the grounds at marinas, shipping channels, and ports.

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.

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SILT SOCK
Silt Sock manufactures tube-based products for controlling erosion and reducing sediment. Silt Sock’s products also reduce heavy metals, minerals, and nutrients. These products are known as silt socks, filter socks, or sediment socks. The tubes are filled with properly sized and environmentally sound filter media. This media consists of

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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

Hydroseeding Makes Transportation Projects Move

Hydroseeding Makes Transportation Projects Move

Hydroseeding has connections with most forms of transportation, including revegetation around highways, airports, and mass transit projects. It is even a part of water-related travel, if one considers work done on the grounds at marinas, shipping channels, and ports.

Comstock Seed Joins the S & S Seeds Group of Companies

The S & S Seeds Group of Companies announced that is has acquired the assets of Comstock Seed Company and the services of their professional staff Ed Kleiner and Stacey Sigafus. Comstock Seed is a leading seed collector and supplier to Federal, State, and Local projects in Nevada and California,

Hanes Geo Components Announces Ero-Tex Acquisition

Hanes Geo Components, of Winston Salem, NC, announces they have reached an agreement to acquire ERO-TEX which was founded by Scott Bordeau and Dan Salsinger in 2001. Since that time Scott and Dan have grown ERO-TEX into the leading distributor of Geotextiles and Erosion Control materials in the Wisconsin and

Before the Levee Breaks

Before the Levee Breaks

Just south of Hattiesburg, MS, lies a power plant owned by the South Mississippi EPA (Electric Power Association). The power plant contains a cooling facility, in which water is circulated through the plant in order to reduce the heat from the plant’s operations. Adjacent to the cooling plant is Black

Protecting Ocean Avenue

Protecting Ocean Avenue

The city of Newport, RI, had an existing section of retaining wall along the famed Ocean Avenue that needed to be replaced to ensure continued safe operation of the roadway. The failing 300-foot-long wall was built during the 1930s as part of the Works Progress Administration program. It was a

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