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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Dec 18 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans to restore the Forest Preserve District of Will County, Ill., Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve.…
Dec 15 2017
Santa Ana winds have picked up in Southern California, aggravating the wildfires burning there. It has been more than 250 days since the region last…
Dec 11 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced that the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service won a…
Dec 8 2017
Wildfires have spread across Southern California for five days threatening local groundwater quality. The fires began Dec. 4, and were triggered by…
Dec 5 2017
Since it opened in 1967, Sandy Lane Park in eastern Fort Worth, Texas, has offered numerous recreational opportunities to residents of surrounding…
Dec 5 2017
In the scenic Myra Falls region of central Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, a copper and zinc mine needed to rehabilitate a ditch that…
Dec 5 2017
A mid-November storm caused erosion throughout northwest Alaskan coast lines. The coastal town of Deering, Alaska, estimated 10- to 20-ft eroded in…
Dec 4 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced the Gulf of Mexico Foundation Mexico Chapter won a 2017…
Dec 4 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 10…
Dec 1 2017
A study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey and published in the scientific journal Geophysical Research Letters estimated that one-third of the…
Nov 30 2017
FINN Corp., a provider of erosion control and landscape equipment, has been awarded a national purchasing contract by the National Joint Powers…
Nov 28 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality a $2.85 million grant to address…
Nov 21 2017
The Texas General Land Office (GLO) issued an emergency rule permitting Galveston, Texas, the ability to authorize emergency beachfront and dune…
Nov 20 2017
Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, N.J., began a $200,000 marsh restoration project early November. The goal of the project is to build resiliency…
Nov 17 2017
California regulators approved a $383 million restoration plan for the state’s largest lake, the Salton Sea. Currently, the lake rests 234 ft below…
Nov 16 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Nov. 13 that it is providing a grant of $52,417 to the West Virginia Department of…
Nov 15 2017
According to a press release from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a group of geoscientists reported on a four-year project researching the…
Nov 10 2017
The Kaho’olawe Island Reserve Commission is working to restore 100 acres in the Hakioawa watershed through re-introducing native plants and…
Oct 24 2017
By May 2015, Vensel Creek was fully vegetated and providing erosion control protection to the community. Jenks is one of the fastest growing cities…
Oct 17 2017
Last week, SWS, Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD), and Water Quality Products (WQP) editors traveled to Houston to speak with water professionals…
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