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.
channel system
Jun 18 2018

With vegetation for natural aesthetics or concrete for hard armoring, the Geoweb channel system is an economical alternative to riprap, gabions or...

Jun 17 2018

NaturesOwn X9000 FRM (fiber reinforced matrix) is produced, patented, designed and tested to tackle tough erosion control projects. Strong natural...

Sediment Control Barrier
Jun 17 2018

DuraWattle is a long-lasting, versatile and reusable sediment barrier that is made to be driven over. It is a durable silt fence alternative in...

Indianapolis creek reined in by erosion control solution
Jun 14 2018

To meet federal requirements for flood mapping of levee-protected areas, a levee reconstruction project for the Indianapolis Southport Advanced...

Alaska town faces erosion threat as glaciers melt
Jun 7 2018

A subdivision in Juneau, Alaska, has rejected a plan by the Federal Emergency Watershed Program to partially fund a retention wall along...

Lido Beach faces erosion control problems
Jun 4 2018

A local state of emergency has been declared for Lido Beach in Sarasota, Fla., following...

Erosion Control
Jun 1 2018

Envirolok is a long-term, sustainable vegetative erosion control alternative that is cost-effective and easy to install. From site evaluation...

Mountain Valley Pipeline faces lawsuit over lack of erosion control
Jun 1 2018

Six Franklin County, Va., landowners filed suit against the...

Wetting Agent
May 31 2018

Water Aide is an OMRI-approved adjuvant/wetting agent that improves the efficiency of water or any chemical application. It reduces water...

LID design as an erosion control solutions
May 25 2018

Today’s engineers are not just taught construction theory, shear strength and soil type. Environmental influences have become a focus of education...

Soil health & biotic soil technologies repair an abandoned mine site
May 25 2018

For 13 years, an abandoned mine in the Southeast U.S. sat partially barren. A large mining company had worked to revegetate and obtain reclamation...

Nominations are open for SWS Top Projects awards
May 24 2018

Nominations are open for Storm Water Solutions (SWS) 2018 Top Storm...

Erosion along Rockaway Beach leads to closures
May 22 2018

The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation announced an 11-block stretch of Rockaway Beach will be closed for the foreseeable...

Scottish seaside town chosen for EU erosion control study
May 17 2018

The historic seaside town of Catterline, Scotland, has been selected as one of seven open-air labs across Europe to be included in a...

Turf Reinforcement Mat
May 14 2018

T-Recs is a three-dimensional, woven polypropylene geotextile turf reinforcement mat that provides soil erosion control fast and for little money...

Texas county receives post-Harvey erosion control funding
May 9 2018

The Fort Bend County Drainage District has been awarded more than $52 million from the National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)...

Erosion control problems in wake of Thomas fire
May 8 2018

An assessment by the Watershed Task Force found that slow vegetation regrowth and watershed recovery in the wake of the...

Erosion control measures needed on bones beach
May 3 2018

Erosion on Hart Island, N.Y., has unearthed countless bones from New York City’s burial island of the poor and destitute. Forensic...

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...