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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Jan 15 2021
Shoreline Erosion Improvements at Rum Park As hurricanes, heavy rains and violent storm surges become the norm, focus on safety measures is gradually…
Jan 15 2021
Caltrans maintenance departments throughout California — the Golden State — are always striving to improve their highway maintenance programs in…
Jan 13 2021
Tracking Pads solves the problem of stabilizing construction entrances. Our rubber mats are easily installed at the entrance or exit of a…
Dec 28 2020
In this week’s video, SWS Managing Editor Katie Johns is joined by Ross Perry, project manager for the Western Shasta Resource Conservation District…
Slope failure at Hixson Athletic Fields.
Slope failure at Hixson Athletic Fields.
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Dec 16 2020
The Hixson Athletic Association fields in Chattanooga, TN have been home to community baseball, football and cheerleading for more than 30 years. A…
The #1 project this year involved a fire recovery project.
The #1 project this year involved a fire recovery project.
Dec 8 2020
Storm Water Solutions is pleased to announce the 2020 Top Projects winners. Below, find brief summaries of each project. For more information on each…
Dec 7 2020
Location: Elmer City, Washington Cost: $2 million Size: 20 acres Owner: Okanogan County Manager:  Okanogan County Public Works Designer: Josh…
Dec 7 2020
In this week’s interview, Katie Johns, managing editor of Storm Water Solutions, is joined by David Dickson, storm water engineer with the city of…
Dec 4 2020
Location: Weatherford, Texas Cost: $2 million Size: 15,000 square feet of modular block wall & 100 linear feet of bridge Owner & Manager…
Dec 4 2020
After the Carr Fire in California in 2018, which burned 229,651 acres in Shasta and Trinity counties and destroyed 1,604 structures, the Western…
Dec 1 2020
I cannot believe it is already time for our November/December issue. What a year it has been. In this issue, we wrap up a challenging year but not…
Nov 30 2020
In this interview SWS Managing Editor Katie Johns is joined by Damon Sump, regional sales manager of Profile Products, to discuss another one of the…
Nov 23 2020
In today’s interview, Katie Johns, managing editor of Storm Water Solutions, is joined by Chad Marbut, civil engineer with the city of Weatherford,…
Nov 18 2020
Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado are researching how planting wildflowers, clovers and other vegetation at…
Nov 17 2020
Reinforce road embankments that are vulnerable to sliding and erosion caused by erosive soils and sheet flow runoff with the GEOWEB 3D system. The 3D…
Nov 6 2020
Hendersonville, North Carolina’s Clear Creek Greenway, a planned 1.5-mile spur for pedestrians, bicyclists, dog walkers and bird watchers, just…
Nov 3 2020
Reduce stormwater runoff, minimize site disturbance, and contribute to green building credits with Presto’s sustainable solutions for low impact…
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Oct 21 2020
The GEOWEB 3D Soil Stabilization System creates a stable, permeable, & low-maintenance surface perfect for nature preserves, coastal areas, and…
Oct 13 2020
Up until recently, homeowners along Watkins Lake in Waterford Township, Michigan, were pretty much focused on plentiful fishing, beautiful views and…
Oct 13 2020
Education is key to choosing a high-quality, cost-effective, long-lasting material for infrastructure piping systems. Moving beyond convention to…
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