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 solutions, such as retaining walls, geotextiles and hydroseeding, help prevent water erosion for construction sites, agriculture, and river or coastal areas. Below, read about the latest trends, products and news relating to erosion control. 

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May 9 2022
This week on Dropping By, Katie Johns, managing editor of Storm Water Solutions, is joined by Eric Mack, project engineer within Cuyahoga County’s…
Apr 25 2022
A condominium development on Main Street in Massachusetts has been experiencing continued problems with storm water runoff causing erosion and…
Apr 22 2022
Storm water pipes and culverts (pipes) serve a valuable function in a community’s subsurface infrastructure. Not only are they an essential component…
Apr 21 2022
LSC Environmental Products, LLC, announces the acquisition of industry innovators, Mat, Inc. and Mat NuWood, LLC located in Floodwood, Minnesota and…
Apr 8 2022
Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) have helped secure more than $870 million in funding for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water…
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Mar 28 2022
Heavy rains have led to issues with ditches washing out in Chattooga County, Georgia. It was time for a long-term solution. Read on to learn how ITL…
Mar 14 2022
The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) announced winners for its environmental excellence awards during the 2022 IECA Annual Conference…
Madera County, plan to prevent road closure due to erosion
When fires threatened Madera County, officials put a plan in place to prevent road closure due to erosion.
Mar 8 2022
As wildfires and dangerous post-disaster events continue to wreak havoc in affected areas in western states, many municipalities are taking…
Brooke Schiavone
Brooke Schiavone, president of Jobsite Products Inc.
Mar 8 2022
Brooke Schiavone is president of Jobsite Products Inc. SWS associate editor Cristina Tuser spoke with Schiavone about what it means to be a woman in…
Feb 8 2022
Fredericksburg, Virginia, has received a $3.25 million grant from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.  These funds will help tackle…
Feb 3 2022
A failed pipeline that leaked 500,000 gallons of sewage in Beaufort, North Carolina, has weakened due to exposure to saltwater, according to Beaufort…
Feb 2 2022
Two common questions regarding slope projects are: "Do I have to use riprap on this slope?" and "Can I vegetate the slope instead of installing a…
Feb 1 2022
Powerful storms like Hurricane Ida, which caused more than $100 million in damage to public infrastructure in Southeastern Pennsylvania alone, not…
Jan 24 2022
This week on Dropping By, Katie Johns, managing editor of Storm Water Solutions, is joined by Nicky Araujo, president of IECA. The two discuss IECA’s…
Dec 23 2021
The city of Anacortes, Washington, is moving forward with its sewer outfall relocation project. This project will provide a new route for the outfall…
Dec 21 2021
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and departmental leaders unveiled Michigan's final adaptive management plan.  This plan serves as the companion document to the…
Dec 6 2021
This week on Dropping By, SWS Managing Editor Katie Johns introduces another one of the 2021 Top Projects – the Mid-Coast Transit Corridor. Johns…
sediment control
If sediment control measures are overlooked, the project could be at risk of discharging off site, failing inspections, stop-work orders or fines. Image credit: PHOTO: Cheshire Cat / STOCK.ADOBE.COM
Nov 30 2021
Sediment is a pollutant that is displaced by rain and carried as storm water runoff to our rivers and streams. Construction sites strip the topsoil…
Nov 30 2021
In June and July, 2021, Storm Water Solutions (SWS) sent out a 9-question survey to builders and remodelers from the databases of Pro Builder and Pro…
Nov 30 2021
Location: Fort Worth, Texas Cost: $213,472 Size: 630 feet Owner & Manager: Robert Chapman Designer: City of Fort Worth Stormwater Engineering…
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