Tag: sediment control

A sediment control is a practice or device designed to keep eroded soil on a construction site, so that it does not wash off and cause water pollution to a nearby stream, river, lake, or sea.

College Stormwater Programs

College Stormwater Programs

Not too long ago, there were only two colleges in the United States where one could learn about stormwater management, notes Brant Keller, public works director for Griffin, GA.

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

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The Marlee Float skimmer is a Surface Drain and Sediment Control device that meets EPA requirements for surface withdrawal for sediment basins. Constructed of HDPE pipe, this polyethylene float is UV resistant and virtually indestructible with no moving parts. The skimmer is also suitable for permanent use in retention

Stormwater Goes to School

Not too long ago, there were only two colleges in the United States where one could learn about stormwater management, notes Brant Keller, public works director for Griffin, GA.

Hydroseeding Equipment for Large Jobs

Hydroseeding Equipment for Large Jobs

In hydroseeding projects, it’s not only critical what product is applied, but the equipment used to apply it.

Time is of the essence, and having equipment with the power to cover large areas in a small amount of time is necessary not only in emergency jobs, but also in day-to-day projects

Reader Profile: James Spotts

Reader Profile: James Spotts

James W. Spotts’ vehicle license tag reads “Dr. Dirt.” It’s an apt description for his career as a soil scientist, which now focuses on his company, Southeast Environmental Consultants, in Atlanta, GA. The seeds were sown when, as a child in north Florida, Spotts dug a hole into sandy soil

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Hydroseeding

Hydroseeding

In hydroseeding projects, it’s not only critical what product is applied, but the equipment used to apply it.

Time is of the essence, and having equipment with the power to cover large areas in a small amount of time is necessary not only in emergency jobs, but also in day-to-day projects

The First Line of Defense: Protecting Inlets and Storm Drains

The First Line of Defense: Protecting Inlets and Storm Drains

In stormwater management for both temporary and post-construction measures, inlet and storm drain protection is one of the first lines of defense. It’s also a measure that often works in combination with other best management practices (BMPs) as part of an overall erosion control or stormwater management program.

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