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.

Asset Management

Asset Management

Asset management (AM) is a popular management strategy for maintaining the level of service for water and wastewater systems. These systems have clearly defined services and objectives and have been tested and regulated for much longer than stormwater systems. Compared to wastewater, stormwater less frequently receives direct treatment to remove

Protecting Storm Drains and Inlets From Sediment and Pollutants

Protecting Storm Drains and Inlets From Sediment and Pollutants

The trouble with stormwater runoff is that it travels along the ground surface and over pavement, picking up sediment and other contaminants as it goes. A well-designed surface water runoff collection and drainage system will funnel runoff from relatively large areas into individual collection points such as inlets and drains

Underground Storage and Detention Systems

Underground Storage and Detention Systems

Whether a site is undeveloped, densely developed, or somewhere in between, it can face challenges in detaining stormwater runoff. When aboveground space is at a premium, underground stormwater detention systems are an efficient way to store, detain, or infiltrate stormwater runoff while the ground above is used for parking, parks,

Armoring Against Erosion

Armoring Against Erosion

It’s easy to assume that with sophisticated computer simulations, wireless monitoring, and engineered materials, we’ve conquered water management, but a look into our past might just dampen this hubris. When it comes to erosion control, everything old (really is) new again.

Profile Products Expanding with New Wood Fiber Plant in Conover, NC

Profile Products Expanding with New Wood Fiber Plant in Conover, NC

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill.  — Profile Products announced an expansion of their production facilities with construction of a wood fiber plant in Conover, N.C. The new plant, located next to current operations, will more than double Profile’s capacity and add new fiber processing technologies to their already existing industry-leading capabilities.

The expansion

A Million Tons Down

A Million Tons Down

As milestones go, this is a somewhat disheartening one: A California paper reports that one million tons of debris from the fires last October in the northern part of the state have now been removed. Good that it’s done, of course, but the number just emphasizes the scope of the

Reader Profile: David Truax

Reader Profile: David Truax

The workplace is often a balancing act between adhering to regulations and enhancing the bottom line. It’s the job of David Truax, CPESC, CPSWQ—a consultant/instructor at HB Next Corporation in Atlanta, GA—to help clients achieve that. The company provides services to construction companies, public and private utilities, and other industries

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