Erosion Control

Effective erosion control measures are crucial to managing storm water runoff, helping to mitigate water pollution, preserve wildlife and habitats, and protect property. Erosion control techniques, such as retaining walls, geotextiles and hydroseeding, help prevent water erosion for construction sites, agriculture, and river or coastal areas.
Erosion Control Products Help Protect Watercourse During Apartment Construction
Apr 19 2018

Metropolitan Management Group selected a 19-acre tract of land to develop a 160-unit luxury apartment complex in Muhlenberg Township, Pa. The...

erosion control on Mississippi River
Apr 19 2018

The Louisiana State University’s Center for River Studies has built the Lower Mississippi River Physical Model, a 10,000 sq ft...

Apr 15 2018

With their hydraulic mulch grinder, aggressive paddle agitation system, vortex slurry pump, full flow plumbing and integral freshwater flush tank...

Apr 15 2018

This mulcher seeds up to 4,000 sq ft per tank load. It is ideal for small seeding and touch-up jobs. This low-maintenance, 354-gal-capacity,...

Apr 15 2018

The Typar geocell confinement system utilizes a three-dimensional geotextile “honeycomb” structure to provide soil stabilization across a wide...

Sediment control in Parma, Idaho
Apr 13 2018

On April 6, work began on the Parma Basin in Parma, Idaho. The basin will help reduce sediment flowing down the Farmers Cooperative...

Town looks at sediment repurposing for erosion control
Apr 11 2018

Marshfield, Mass., has received a grant from Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management to conduct a feasibility study for...

Researchers investigate erosion control in Bangladesh
Apr 5 2018

A team of researchers have studied how...

New York receives erosion control funds
Mar 30 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has agreed to expedite the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation Study in the Rockaway...

Engineered earth armoring improves spillway & weir in Alabama
Mar 26 2018

Last year, the water works board of the city of Auburn, Ala., funded a project to build a new spillway and weir at Lake Ogletree, the city’s...

Erosion threatens Easter Island statues
Mar 20 2018

Easter Island, located 2,200 miles off the coast of Chile, faced the threat of erosion that could damage historic statues developed by...

Mar 19 2018

The Geoweb geocell system with vegetation, aggregate or concrete infill is an economical alternative to riprap, gabions or reinforced...

Mar 12 2018

A ten-year canal lining study by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBOR) tested four canal types for a multitude of factors, including construction...

Erosion control in Montauk, N.Y.
Mar 12 2018

The deadly nor'easter that devastated the...

Sediment being repurposed in Ohio
Mar 1 2018

The Ohio EPA has found ways to...

Mid-Brenton sediment diversion project chooses a designer
Feb 28 2018

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announced their selection of Stantec Inc. to design the...

Erosion control in North Carolina beach
Feb 26 2018

Wrightsville Beach, N.C., has begun beach restoration as part of a $10 million project to replenish the eroded coastline. The project is...

Reinforcement Mat
Feb 19 2018

Pyramat high-performance turf reinforcement mat is a three-dimensional, lofty, woven polypropylene geotextile. Designed with patented X3...