Tag: retaining wall

Retaining walls are structures designed to restrain soil to unnatural slopes. They are used to bound soils between two different elevations often in areas of terrain possessing undesirable slopes or in areas where the landscape needs to be shaped severely and engineered for more specific purposes like hillside farming or roadway overpasses.

Better Numbers

A project involving a 20-acre site with more than 100 feet of elevation change for which Ryan Qualls could not do a comprehensive takeoff was the driving factor for him deciding it was time to upgrade to more comprehensive takeoff software.

Slope Whisperers

Slope Whisperers

Cambridge, MA, maintains a series of three terminal reservoirs for drinking water. Fresh Pond has been one of the most prominent reservoirs in the city’s fleet of water sources and a favorite with the community, not just as a source of water, but also because of its role as a

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A.H. Meyer Maschinenfabrik GmbH
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Belgard Hardscapes
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Berry Plastics
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BlueStone Supply LLC
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Bowie Industries Inc
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Ecoturf Midwest
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Epic Manufacturing
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Erosion Supply Company
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Express Blower Inc
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FINN Corporation
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Genesis Nursery Inc
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Granite Seed Company
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Gripple Inc
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Heavyweight Sediment Control Solutions
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HydroStraw LLC
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Invisible Structures Inc
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J.W. Faircloth & Son
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JRM Chemical Inc/Soilmoist

Heavy-Duty Support

Heavy-Duty Support

There are few more compelling images of the American adventure than those of the Old West. Whether depicted in fiction, photos, film, or ballads, they celebrate the heyday when gold, copper, and silver were king. While many succeeded but most just found high prices, disappointment, and hard work, the allure

Gabions and Channel Stabilization

Gabions and Channel Stabilization

Perhaps nothing tests the stabilization of a channel or streambank like a significant flood event, such as Hurricane Harvey delivered in 2017. Such events highlight whether a long-established gabion installation has withstood the test of time.

Get Smart

Get Smart

Smart meters are taking center stage in modern water utilities as solutions that can increase water efficiency and improve customer relations. They are proving highly valuable to a range of organizations—from large water utilities concerned about water loss to rural water utilities troubled by severe drought.

Permeable Pavements Go Mainstream

Permeable Pavements Go Mainstream

Permeable products have gone mainstream as cities struggle to manage stormwater and create aesthetically pleasing spaces. As more project designers and owners understand the value of permeable products, the industry has responded by providing a variety of types and designs. The products are available in a mixture of colors and

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A.H. Meyer Maschinenfabrik GmbH
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ACF Environmental
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Applewood Seed Co 
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Aqua Dam Inc  
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Berky/A Division of Anton Berkenheger Group  
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Bowie Industries Inc 
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Ecoturf Midwest
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Ernst Conservation Seeds
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Erosion Supply Company
www.erosionsupply.com

FINN Corporation
www.finncorp.com

Genesis Nursery Inc
www.genesisnurseryinc.com

Granite Seed Company
www.graniteseed.com

Gripple Inc 
www.gripple.com

Heavyweight Sediment Control Solutions
www.durawattle.com

HydroStraw LLC
www.hydrostraw.com

Invisible Structures Inc 
www.invisiblestructures.com

J.W. Faircloth & Son
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Keystone Retaining Wall Systems

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SOX EROSION SOLUTIONS
Soxfence Silt/Sediment Control is the superior choice for protective project fencing that reduces water encroachment, retains sediments, and serves as a containment barrier. Unlike other project fencing, installers do not need to dig a trench to install—the patented design eliminates this labor task. Soxfence requires less staking due

A Showcase of Innovation

A Showcase of Innovation

While the British were bemoaning their failed attempt to retake America in 1812, the Commonwealth of Virginia was busy preparing to avert any future invasions. The small town of Lexington, VA, located in a geographically well-protected southwestern corner of the state in the Shenandoah Valley, was deemed a perfect location

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