Sediment Control

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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
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 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 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 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 25 2017
DuraWattle is a durable, reusable sediment control barrier that is ASTM tested at a 96.6% sediment retention rate. It is designed to be driven over,…
Sep 13 2017
Matt Graves, environmental manager at the Port of Vancouver USA, developed the storm water pollution prevention plan and performed the site…
Aug 25 2017
DuraWattle is a durable, reusable sediment control barrier that is ASTM tested at a 96.6% sediment retention rate. It is designed to be driven over,…
Jun 6 2017
The Conowingo Elementary School storm water retrofit project was initiated to fulfill requirements of Cecil County, Md.’s Watershed Implementation…
Mar 31 2017
Coal combustion residual (CCR) materials from coal-fired steam electric generating stations are placed in ponds and landfills for disposal and…
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 6 2017
Most construction projects involve earth-moving activities, which expose soil to high erosion rates. This could lead to heavy sediment loading into…
Dec 12 2016
Low flow in the flat-bottomed Tracer Channel in Fort Worth, Texas, impaired maintenance operations because it was constantly muddy. Mowing equipment…
Dec 12 2016
A grouted stone highway embankment posed danger to traffic as erosion undercut the stone, creating a void under a travel lane. Caltrans District 7…
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