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Reader Profile: Aubrey L. Strause

Reader Profile: Aubrey L. Strause

Shortly after joining the Cumberland County Soil and Water Conservation District (CCSWCD) in Maine in May 2016 as the stormwater program manager and district engineer, Aubrey L. Strause, P.E., would come to help administer one of her largest and most visible projects and the first of its kind in the

CASE Extends Dire States Equipment Grant Submission Deadline

CASE Extends Dire States Equipment Grant Submission Deadline

Heavy equipment OEM will provide $25,000 in free equipment use to one community to repair and/or build local infrastructure.

Racine, Wis., April 18, 2017

CASE Construction Equipment has extended the submission deadline for the Dire States Equipment Grant – first announced at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2017 – to May 18, 2017. The grant

Improving the Soil

Improving the Soil

In revegetation, everything begins with the soil—usually poor soil.

Soils may become degraded during the construction of buildings, roadside projects, or mining or landfill operations, or because of overgrazing or deforestation. They lose their topsoil, usually the top 2- to 8-inch layer of the soil, where the most important nutrients lie.

Squeeze Play

Squeeze Play

Landfill managers continuously seek increased efficiency and greater compaction and airspace, but as technology improves, some of the ways they achieve those ends have changed.

Case Studies in Tube-Based Sediment Control

Case Studies in Tube-Based Sediment Control

With traditional sediment control devices like straw wattles and silt fence, a drop-and-go installation style could be disastrous. Proper trenching, staking, and preparation of the BMP-soil interface means the difference between success and failure, which has led many manufacturers of sediment control products to design the next generation of more

Contech CDS Receives Canadian ETV Verification

Contech CDS Receives Canadian ETV Verification

WEST CHESTER, Ohio , April 4, 2017 /CNW/ — Contech® Engineered Solutions announced today that the CDS hydrodynamic separator has been verified through the Canadian Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) program.
The ETV program was created to support the implementation of innovative environmental technologies in Canada by providing an independent evaluation of

Reader Profile: Scott Story

Reader Profile: Scott Story

In the more than two years since Scott Story started Drake Environmental in College Station, TX, his company has grown dramatically. Regulations are a driving factor, as are the various climate patterns from drought to intense flooding the area has experienced in recent years. That has called for Drake Environmental

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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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