Tag: erosion control methods

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.

Hydroseeding for Mining Sites

Hydroseeding for Mining Sites

Mining: Overcoming Soil Hurdles
Normand Cossette, president of Irrigation NORCO Inc. based in Quebec, says his company has been working since 1996 on a variety of mining sites located in Fermont (in Quebec) and Wabush and Labrador City (in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador). Each of these mining regions has

Is Your Groundwater Corrosive?

Is Your Groundwater Corrosive?

Last week Laura Sanchez, editor of our sister publication Water Efficiency, wrote about the state of our nation’s municipal water supplies. A recent survey showed that nearly 2,000 water systems, spanning all 50 states, have shown excessive levels of lead in the past four years, and consumers in some of

Using Erosion Control on BMPs on Construction Sites

Using Erosion Control on BMPs on Construction Sites

Your erosion control BMPs meet regulation, but are they practical? Join Jerald Fifield, Ph.D., PH, CPESC, CISEC and Tina Evans, PE, CISEC, CPESC for the fourth installment of our advanced Sediment and Erosion Control for Construction Sites Master Class Series, Using Erosion Control BMPs on Construction Sites, exploring the available erosion control methods

Timing Hydroseeding Applications

Timing Hydroseeding Applications

Timing hydroseeding correctly requires balance and planning. Depending on the time of year, contractors like Brian Young, general manager of Fox Erosion Control & Landscape Inc. based in Clackamas, OR, are either fast approaching or past the seeding windows as set for his region by the Oregon Department of Transportation:

Beachfront Reinforcement

Beachfront Reinforcement

The science and the industry of protecting eroding coastlines generate tremendous controversy. Some innovative erosion control methods, and a new spirit of cooperation among local beach protection projects and the Army Corps of Engineers, may be calming the waters.

Using Erosion Control BMPs on  Roadway Projects

Using Erosion Control BMPs on Roadway Projects

Module 4 of the Sediment & Erosion Control for Roadway Projects Master Class

Your erosion control BMPs meet regulation, but are they practical? Join Jerald S. Fifield, Ph.D., PH, CPESC, CISEC and Tina R. Wills, PE, CISEC, CPESC for the fourth installment of our advanced Sediment and Erosion Control for Roadway Projects Master Class Series,

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