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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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…
Oct 13 2017
Incorporating naturally vegetated GeoWeb channels to prevent erosion, allow for higher storm water volume and eliminate potential for flooding…
Sep 18 2017
Armormax Engineered Earth Armoring Solutions uses high-performance turf reinforcement mats and Engineered Earth Anchors to lock soil in place and…
Sep 18 2017
Design and build vegetated channels with Presto’s Geoweb 3-D channel system—an economical alternative to riprap and gabions for drainage ditches and…
Sep 13 2017
Incorporating naturally vegetated GeoWeb channels to prevent erosion, allow for higher storm water volume and eliminate potential for flooding…
Sep 13 2017
When a quick fix for failing retaining walls is not an option, removing the wall and starting over can feel like a major setback. Gulf Coast Pavers…
Sep 13 2017
Matt Graves, environmental manager at the Port of Vancouver USA, developed the storm water pollution prevention plan and performed the site…
Sep 13 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) embarked on one of the largest and most comprehensive public works projects in American history following…
Sep 5 2017
Storm Water Solutions invites you to participate in a new three-day educational event. Through a combination of live and on-demand webinars, on a…
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, at…
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 Long…
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 about…
Jul 7 2017
Storm Water Solutions (SWS) opened nominations for the SWS 2017 Top Storm Water and Erosion Control Projects award program. The submissions deadline…
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