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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Erosion along Rockaway Beach leads to closures
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 future due to…
Scottish seaside town chosen for EU erosion control study
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 nature-based…
Texas county receives post-Harvey erosion control funding
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) Emergency…
Erosion control problems in wake of Thomas fire
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 Thomas fire leaves Montecito…
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 anthropologists…
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 tract…
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 reproduction of the…
Apr 16 2018
A group of West Maui, Hawaii, residents and environmentalists have filed suit against the Hololani Assn. of Apartment Owners in opposition to a…
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…
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