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Sediment is a naturally occurring material that is broken down by processes of weathering and erosion, and is subsequently transported by the action of wind, water, or ice, and/or by the force of gravity acting on the particles. For example, silt falls out of suspension via sedimentation and forms soil (some of which may eventually become sedimentary rock).

Reader Profile: Robert Patterson

Reader Profile: Robert Patterson

For any stormwater program to succeed, its goals must be achievable by those involved, says Robert T. Patterson, CPESC, CESSWI. He is an approved instructor for CPESC (Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control) and CESSWI (Certified Erosion, Sediment, & Stormwater Inspector) review workshops and a QSP/QSD (Qualified SWPPP Practitioner/Qualified

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BIO CLEAN
The Modular Wetlands System Linear is Bio Clean’s flagship biofiltration product and represents a pioneering breakthrough in stormwater treatment. The MWS Linear continues to outperform other treatment methods with superior pollutant removal for TSS, heavy metals, nutrients, hydrocarbons, and bacteria. With its advanced pretreatment chamber and innovative horizontal flow

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The world of permeable pavers is multifaceted. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can be placed in a wide range of configurations to match tastes, function, or budgets. They can play a central role in meeting a wide variety of water-quality improvement goals. Projects employing permeable

American Excelsior Announces New Family TriNet TRM Products

American Excelsior Announces New Family TriNet TRM Products

Arlington, Texas  — American Excelsior is introducing a new product line marketed under the brand TriNet Family of Turf Reinforcement Mats (TRMs).

The initial launch of TriNet products included TriNet Coconut and TriNet Straw/Coconut. These products are designed to directly compete with existing three-netted TRMs that contain a degradable coconut or

Testing Inlet and Storm Drain Protection Devices

Testing Inlet and Storm Drain Protection Devices

Urban stormwater runoff is one of the leading causes of water pollution because it carries pollutants such as oil, grease, pesticides, fertilizer, animal waste, trash, debris, and other substances through storm drains and into lakes, rivers, and other bodies of water.

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John Deere
John Deere is adding three new plate compactors to its portfolio of over 100, offering customers more model options to choose from while maintaining the same reliability they’ve come to expect from the manufacturer. Designed for trench, slope, and excavation compaction applications, the PC4, PC7, and PC10 plate compactor

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Heat Farm

The use of anaerobic digestion (AD) has grown rapidly in the agricultural sector over recent years and there are somewhere between 260 and 550 biogas plants on US farms. (The AgSTAR database lists 265 on-farm digesters as of November 2017. However, according to a USDA ERS report, “As of 2012,

Post-Fire Erosion Control Methods

Post-Fire Erosion Control Methods

In total, the North Bay fires of 2017 burned about 40,000 acres. The southern California fires were even larger, totaling 1 million acres. The fires burned a wide variety of landscapes, including whole neighborhoods in flat, urbanized areas. Unlike rural areas, these areas are served by urban infrastructure, including storm

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