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.
maccaferri geosynthetic mat
Jul 31 2017

MacMat R combines double-twist wire mesh technology with geosynthetic MacMat high-performance turf reinforcement mat. The reinforced geomat is...

Jul 31 2017

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

Register now for SWS Conference & Exhibition in Tinley Park
Jul 25 2017

Registration opened for the new, live 2017 Storm Water Solutions (SWS) Conference & Exhibition. The event will take place Nov. 7 to 9, 2017,...

Jul 19 2017

The Western Chapter of the International Erosion Control Assn. (WCIECA) is hosting an international reception at the Aquarium of the Pacific in...

Jul 16 2017

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,...

Jul 12 2017

It's hard to believe it's already mid-July. But in the publishing world, approaching the midpoint of summer means it's time to start thinking...

Submit for SWS Top Projects
Jul 7 2017

Storm Water Solutions (SWS) opened nominations for the SWS 2017 Top Storm Water and Erosion Control Projects award program. The...

Jun 19 2017

The state of water is always changing. You have to work around waves, freeze/thaw cycles, flash flooding, tidal fluctuations and more. That is why...

Jun 18 2017

JRM Chemical’s linear anionic polymers in tablet, powder or emulsion form reduce the turbidity of discharge water. Low application rates of 4 to...

Jun 6 2017

The Conowingo Elementary School storm water retrofit project was initiated to fulfill requirements of Cecil County, Md.’s Watershed Implementation...

Jun 6 2017

There are few towns in the American West with a richer mining history than Breckenridge, Colo. Brought to life in 1859 to serve the miners in the...

Jun 1 2017

The Ohio Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) Office of Hydraulic Engineering had interest in utilizing...

Research shows how living shorelines can help erosion
May 31 2017

A recent study from the University of...

May 9 2017

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...

Louisiana coast declared in state of emergency
Apr 28 2017

Gov. John Bel Edwards declared the Louisiana coast in a state of emergency April 19, 2017, to give national attention to coastal land loss. The...

Apr 17 2017

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Apr 16 2017

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