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.
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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 Ditch Co. canal…
Apr 11 2018
Marshfield, Mass., has received a grant from Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management to conduct a feasibility study for repurposing dredged sediment to…
Apr 5 2018
A team of researchers have studied how riverbank erosion affects the citizens of Bangladesh and worked to develop early-warning measures that may…
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 Peninsula, N.Y. The…
Mar 27 2018
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has approved erosion, sediment and storm water control plans for the Mountain Valley Pipeline…
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 primary…
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 Polynesian…
Mar 19 2018
The Geoweb geocell system with vegetation, aggregate or concrete infill is an economical alternative to riprap, gabions or reinforced concrete…
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…
Mar 12 2018
The deadly nor'easter that devastated the east coast March 2 to 3 left erosion control sandbags exposed on a beach in Montauk, N.Y. The storm…
Mar 1 2018
The Ohio EPA has found ways to reuse sediment dredged from seven Lake Erie ports as an alternative to dumping the sediment back in the lake. Annually…
Feb 28 2018
The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announced their selection of Stantec Inc. to design the Mid-Brenton Sediment Diversion…
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 scheduled to…
Feb 18 2018
Pyramat high-performance turf reinforcement mat is a three-dimensional, lofty, woven polypropylene geotextile. Designed with patented X3 fiber…
Feb 18 2018
NaturesOwn Evolution is manufactured from tough natural agricultural fibers. These fibers weave into the wood cellulose matrix stabilizing organic…
Feb 14 2018
After cleanup of a 1.7 mile strip of the Kalamazoo River was completed, a temporary water control structure in Otsego Township, Mich., has been…
Feb 12 2018
A new solar power plant in Essex County, Va., has led to sediment runoff in the Muddy Gut Creek, which flows into the Rappahannock River—part of the…
Feb 6 2018
The U.S. Senate’s Great Lakes Task Force submitted a request to the Trump Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to include…
Feb 5 2018
Construction on a golf resort along the Rappahannock River, Va., has come under a stop work order after the developer, Virginia True Corp., cleared…
Feb 2 2018
The Louisiana Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project’s timeline has accelerated after the Trump administration agreed to shorten the permitting…
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