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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May 28 2021
Western Green entered into an agreement to acquire East Coast Erosion Control, effective May 26, 2021.  The acquisition of Western Green builds on…
May 24 2021
The Texas General Land Office announced it awarded the city of Seguin $37.8 million and the city of Marion $9.9 million for storm water improvements…
Apr 30 2021
Moving dirt around is a big component of any construction project, and that’s no different for an I-40 highway widening job in Raleigh. When complete…
Apr 29 2021
California and the West are predicted to see another historic fire season. This comes as California and the West are falling deeper into drought,…
Apr 28 2021
Altosid® and FourStar® briquets go where ongoing maintenance is necessary, but impractical. These extended residual solutions protect hard-to-access…
Apr 26 2021
The U.S. Navy has agreed to make more than $39 million in repairs at the Newport Naval Station in Rhode Island, according to EPA. The repairs aim to…
Apr 26 2021
This week on Dropping By, SWS Managing Editor Katie Johns is joined by another 2021 SWS Young Pro, Adam Dibble. Dibble is the director of marketing…
Apr 16 2021
With social distancing guidelines and reduced staffing, it can be more challenging to achieve confident control of mosquitoes. Central Life Sciences…
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Apr 8 2021
One of the first places in the United States to have electric light1 was the small town of Glenwood Springs, located in the western part of Colorado…
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Apr 7 2021
Rock riprap is a traditional hard armoring method for protecting shorelines and slopes from erosion. While rock is a natural material, rock riprap is…
Apr 6 2021
The city of Bowling Green, Kentucky, is situated about an hour north of Nashville with an area of 39.7 square miles. The third largest city in the…
Apr 6 2021
To help an industry progress and maintain, the professionals that make it up must be varied. Their passions and skills may be different, but together…
Apr 6 2021
This issue is a special one. On the following pages, we introduce our 2021 Class of Young Pros and our 2021 Industry Icon. These professionals have…
Apr 1 2021
An erosion issue at Heritage Park in Weatherford, Texas, brought about the necessity of a watershed study and site analysis. The branch of Black…
Apr 1 2021
During heavy downpours, a channel of the Cotton Mill Stream in Rock Hill, South Carolina, would become overwhelmed, causing increased velocity and…
Apr 1 2021
In March 2017, a half-mile wide landslide caused by heavy rain and snow melt wiped out a portion of Peter Dan Road near Elmer City, Washington. More…
Mar 30 2021
Legoland New York must pay a $346,000 state fine for three dozen environmental violations under an agreement. The theme park is preparing to open…
Mar 29 2021
Slope inspections were conducted for the city of Burlington, Vermont, as the first of an inspection program.  According to a study presented to the…
Mar 22 2021
A study published by University of Hawai'i at Mānoa earth scientists showed that tidally-driven groundwater inundation of wastewater infrastructure…
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Mar 18 2021
The versatile Bucher Municipal V65t pure vacuum street sweeper shown here is excavating with the wanderhose and hand lance.
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