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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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…
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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…
Nov 30 2021
Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina Cost: $775,000 Size: 0.35 acres Owner: City of Rock Hill Manager: David F. Dickson Designer: Matt Crawford &…
Nov 29 2021
Location: San Diego, California Cost: $21 million (for just the erosion control, landscape & irrigation efforts) Size: 42 acres Owner: San Diego…
Nov 22 2021
This week on Dropping By, Katie Johns, managing editor of Storm Water Solutions, is joined by David Chapman, who is the field operations supervisor…
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Oct 26 2021
Register Here Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 @ 9AM PT / 12PM ET This virtual symposium features two seasoned storm water experts from the Pacific…
Oct 22 2021
SWS is pleased to announce the 2021 Top Projects winners.  These awards aim to recognize innovative solutions to storm water and erosion control…
Oct 19 2021
A new resource is available for Lancaster and York County, Pennsylvania, landowners who are seeking solutions for their storm water management…
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The recently completed infrastructure project in Hillsboro, Virginia, included storm water management efforts.
Oct 11 2021
For its first 268 years, the only thing under Hillsboro’s “main street,” Virginia Route 9, beside soil and rock was a small iron pipe dating to the…
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Beth McLaughlin, Independent Contractor, McLaughlin Consulting
Oct 11 2021
*Editor’s note: Answers have been edited for clarity and length. For the full interview, visit estormwater.com. Beth McLaughlin thought she wanted to…
Oct 11 2021
This week on Dropping By, Katie Johns, managing editor of Storm Water Solutions, is joined by Jennifer Capitolo, executive director of the California…
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Oct 7 2021
Register Here Today’s increasingly stringent environmental regulations continue to create the need for Low Impact Development (LID) and Green…
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Sep 27 2021
UrbanPond equips St. Thomas school in Houston, Texas, with a dynamic stormwater management system without disrupting the organization's operations or…
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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…
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