Tag: erosion control

Erosion control is the practice of preventing or controlling wind or water erosion in agriculture, land development, coastal areas, riverbanks and construction. Effective erosion controls are important techniques in preventing water pollution, soil loss, wildlife habitat loss and human property loss.

Regulatory Impact

Regulatory Impact

Every landfill is subject to federal, state, and local regulations. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act covers a set of laws, regulations, and Environmental Protection Agency policy to protect communities and conserve resources. Congress granted the EPA authority to develop regulations and policies to ensure safe management of solid waste,

Devouring the Problem

Devouring the Problem

In a blog on the Stormwater magazine site a couple of years ago, I mentioned a battle taking place in the Great Lakes; invasive lampreys destroy about 100 million pounds of fish each year, and the Great Lakes Fishery Commission has been spending $20 million a year to try to

Erosion Control—Reader Favorites

Erosion Control—Reader Favorites

Listed below are the top Editor Blogs, Reader Favorite articles, and Erosion Control magazine articles for you to enjoy. This list is curated based on reader views, search traffic, e-mail click-through, and most commented articles.

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Express Blower Inc. Hires Mike Dyer as General Manager

Express Blower Inc. Hires Mike Dyer as General Manager

Fairfield, Ohio – Express Blower, the premier manufacturer of large pneumatic blower equipment for the erosion control, landscape, and green roof industries, has hired Mike Dyer as its General Manager to oversee day-to-day operations and shape its manufacturing, purchasing, and engineering systems to meet future demand. This is a newly

Hanes Geo Components Announces Acquisition of DDD Erosion Control

Hanes Geo Components Announces Acquisition of DDD Erosion Control

Hanes Geo Components, of Winston Salem, NC, announces they have reached an agreement to acquire DDD Erosion Control of Ashburn, GA. John Dowdell, President of Hanes Geo Components, commented that “DDD Erosion Control is a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of Silt Fence, a core product segment for Hanes

Hanes Geo Components Announces Acquisition of DDD Erosion Control

Hanes Geo Components Announces Acquisition of DDD Erosion Control

Hanes Geo Components, of Winston Salem, NC, announces they have reached an agreement to acquire DDD Erosion Control of Ashburn, GA. John Dowdell, President of Hanes Geo Components, commented that “DDD Erosion Control is a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of Silt Fence, a core product segment for Hanes

Dishing the Dirt

Dishing the Dirt

In the pages of Erosion Control and online, we’ve often debated the pros and cons of dam removal. Demolishing outdated ones—many of which are a century or more old and in danger of collapse, and some of which have outlived their original purpose—can return a river to something closer to

The Benefits of Engineered Soils

The Benefits of Engineered Soils

Engineered soil: it sounds like a new concept, but one historical record notes it is more than 1,000 years old. In the sixth century AD, a group of ascetic monks left the lush, green mainland of Ireland seeking a new, remote environment to practice their dedication and humility. Braving the

Options for Dust Control

Options for Dust Control

EPA has a commonly accepted statement on dust: “One car making one pass on one mile of dirt or gravel road one time each day for one year creates one ton of dust.” It doesn’t have a comparable statement regarding horses, but a similar calculation might be possible.

Reader Profile: Will Enoch

Reader Profile: Will Enoch

Will Enoch was first drawn into using interlocking concrete pavement (ICP) for its aesthetics. When the environmental benefits of permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) emerged—including its ability to infiltrate stormwater and pollution runoff and reduce erosion—his interest intensified. He started Enoch Group SPC (Segmental Pavement Consultants and Surveyors), specializing in

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