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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Jul 5 2017
Profile Products, a manufacturer of erosion control products, has unveiled www.erosioncontrolspecs.com, a new resource for erosion control and…
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…
May 31 2017
A recent study from the University of North Carolina (UNC) Institute of Marine Science has shown that living shorelines can reduce shoreline erosion…
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 10 2017
The International Erosion Control Assn. Region One (IECA) announced winners for the environmental achievement, outstanding professional of the year…
Mar 31 2017
Almost 90,000 sq ft of geosynthetic material have been installed at the Daniel Boone Bridge.  The Daniel Boone Bridge Design-Build Project began with…
Mar 31 2017
Coal combustion residual (CCR) materials from coal-fired steam electric generating stations are placed in ponds and landfills for disposal and…
Mar 29 2017
Storm Water Solutions (SWS) has released the 2017 Digital Buyer’s/Specifier’s Catalog. This comprehensive guide features storm water and erosion…
Mar 3 2017
The Typar geocell confinement system utilizes a three-dimensional geotextile “honeycomb” structure to provide soil stabilization across a wide…
Mar 2 2017
Bowie Industries makes a full line of hydro-mulcher and aero-mulcher landscape equipment. The website features specifications on each model ranging…
Feb 20 2017
In September 2014, Concrete Cloth (CC) was used to remediate a drainage ditch at the base of a slope at the Pogo mine in Alaska. The ditch is needed…
Feb 20 2017
Enviroflex is a vertically interlocking, permeable and plantable scour protection system for channels, culvert outlets, spillways, basin linings and…
Feb 19 2017
When it comes to protection, slopes and berms present a complex challenge. Milliken Infrastructure provides an effective, efficient means of…
Feb 6 2017
The Paseo Del Norte/Interstate 25 interchange is one of the busiest corridors in New Mexico, and there was a major issue with traffic congestion…
Feb 6 2017
The Parkerson Mill Creek watershed is located in Lee County in east-central Alabama. Land use in the 9-sq-mile watershed includes urban, residential…
Feb 6 2017
Most construction projects involve earth-moving activities, which expose soil to high erosion rates. This could lead to heavy sediment loading into…
Jan 16 2017
This hospital was able to create space for parking and an expansion by creating a new detention pond. Designers had a tight space to work in that was…
Nov 10 2016
The International Erosion Control Assn. (IECA) Region One announced the establishment of a new chapter in Canada. The Canadian Chapter of the IECA is…
Nov 9 2016
Maccaferri gabions are engineered from double-twisted hexagonal woven steel wire mesh. These modular units and are used to form flexible, permeable,…
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