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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Mar 16 2021
Altosid® Briquets utilize the original insect growth regulator (IGR) that changed mosquito control. Target-specific and ready-to-use, Altosid®…
Mar 16 2021
The Presto GEOWEB® Geocell System—with vegetation, aggregate, or concrete infill—is an economical alternative to riprap, gabions or reinforced…
Mar 9 2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection awarded $582,000 to the Nine Mile Run Watershed Association to install natural drainage with…
Mar 5 2021
With the reunification of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One and Region Two, the board of directors are making…
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Mar 5 2021
LIVE WEBINAR | March 30, 2021 | Noon ESTPresenter: Drew Loizeaux, Engineering Services Manager, Propex GeoSolutions Online design software is an…
Feb 26 2021
Freese and Nichols, Inc. has added Jennifer Miller as the Georgia Stormwater Services Leader, according to the Freese and Nichols, Inc. press release…
Feb 24 2021
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…
Feb 23 2021
After a series of public hearings on the proposed redevelopment of the Lakeville Hospital campus in Lakeville, Massachusetts, the town’s 43D Review…
Feb 8 2021
Commuters loathe it. The construction projects that seem to drag on long after they thought it would be over. Contractors dread it. The moment when…
Feb 8 2021
Road building poses unique challenges for construction companies due to environmental concerns, remote locations, weather and minimal vegetation…
Feb 8 2021
Vegetation plays a vital role in protection against wind and water erosion and the management of storm water runoff. Scientific study of erosion and…
Feb 8 2021
The U.S. EPA has settled storm water violations with Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The violations were settled with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer…
Feb 1 2021
Tucked amidst the Pyrenees Mountains on the border of France and Spain sits the small ski town of Pas de la Casa, Andorra. The town and its ski…
A complex pipe repair in New York’s Tomhannock Reservoir.
A complex pipe repair in New York’s Tomhannock Reservoir.
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Jan 20 2021
Tomhannock Reservoir, located in the state of New York, is more than 5 miles long and holds 12.3 billion gallons when full. Parts of the reservoir’s…
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…
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