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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Sep 17 2021
The tide is shifting in the storm water industry from grey to green. With increasing pressure to provide innovative, aesthetically pleasing and…
Sep 14 2021
Kenai, Alaska, is working to address bluff erosion near Bryson Avenue caused by a failing storm water pipe. According to The Peninsula Clarion, the…
Sep 9 2021
3D Deep Slope Erosion Control. Reinforce road embankments that are vulnerable to sliding and erosion caused by erosive soils and sheet flow runoff…
From 2006 to 2019, the Des Moines River has lost three acres of soil and the receding shoreline was approaching an existing roadway.
From 2006 to 2019, the Des Moines River has lost three acres of soil and the receding shoreline was approaching an existing roadway.
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Sep 9 2021
The West Fork of the Des Moines River in Palo Alto County, had experienced years of erosion and flooding.  From 2006 to 2019, the riverbank had…
Sep 7 2021
Propex Geosolutions www.propexglobal.com  •  800.621.1273 Lost Trail Pass is located between the border of Idaho and Montana and is about a half mile…
Sep 7 2021
Envirolok LLC www.envirolok.com • 608.226.2565 Located just northwest of Chicago, the city of Wheaton, Illinois, is home to a string of parks and…
Sep 7 2021
Presto Geosystems www.prestogeo.com  •  920. 738.1328 New Orleans’ three outfall canals — 17th Street Canal, London Avenue Canal and Orleans Canal—…
Sep 7 2021
Bowie Ind. www.bowieindustries.com  •  800.433.0934 In June 2015, floodwaters streamed down Fountain Creek at a rate of nearly 18,000 cubic feet per…
Katie Johns
Katie Johns, SWS managing editor
Sep 7 2021
As I am writing this, it’s August 10, and I am in the middle of preparing for the inaugural Water Pavilion at The Utility Expo (formerly ICUEE). It…
Aug 4 2021
Site stabilization is considered one of the most important aspects of controlling erosion from active or inactive construction zones. Sediment can…
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Image credit: J.J. Breede, Terrafix Geosynthetics Inc.
Aug 2 2021
This dam in Milbrook, Ontario, pictured with before and after images, was reconstructed to ensure integrity during periods of high flood events. More…
Jul 26 2021
This week, SWS Managing Editor Katie Johns is joined by International Erosion Control Association (IECA) President Nicky Araujo, who is also CEO of…
Left side view of the V65 Above and Beyond Hydroseed.
Left side view of the V65 Above and Beyond Hydroseed.
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Jul 9 2021
John and Valerie Dewitz, owners of Above & Beyond Hydroseed found themselves needing to buy a street sweeper after a bad subcontractor experience…
Seamless and automatic transition between hybrid and conventional systems.
Seamless and automatic transition between hybrid and conventional systems.
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Jul 6 2021
The plug-in hybrid electric Broom Bear is another example of Elgin Sweeper’s ongoing commitment to help customers reduce their carbon footprint,…
Highly-Permeable GEOPAVE® Gravel Pavers Support Traffic Loading and Facilitate Stormwater Infiltration.
Highly-Permeable GEOPAVE® Gravel Pavers Support Traffic Loading and Facilitate Stormwater Infiltration.
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Jun 23 2021
In their pursuit for the highest USGBC LEED® green building rating, the Ridges Sanctuary, Bailey’s Harbor, utilized Presto Geosystems’ GEOPAVE®…
Jun 21 2021
In this week’s episode of Dropping By, Bill Agnew, owner of Agnew Environmental Consulting, drops by to talk about native vegetation as a long-term…
Jun 18 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…
Jun 11 2021
The storm water industry in California needs a software application that will easily determine the soil loss (erosion) to compare pre-construction…
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Jun 9 2021
Watch the time-lapse video of the installation of a 20.2 acre-feet stormwater storage facility underneath the Community Playfield Park in Wilmette,…
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Increasingly intense weather events are pressuring communities to address coastal erosion.
Jun 1 2021
The time to protect our coasts is now. Increasingly intense storm events and flooding concerns are putting pressure on coastal communities and…
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