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 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…
Sep 25 2020
In June 2015,  floodwaters streamed down Fountain Creek at a rate of nearly 18,000 cubic feet per second causing a realignment of the waterway,…
Sep 25 2020
MSE Wall In 2019, Edgewood Middle School underwent renovations and expansion, including construction of a new parking lot. To utilize the available…
Sep 24 2020
In May of 2017, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) discovered pavement failures in the west-bound lane of I-94 in New Buffalo, Michigan…
Sep 24 2020
Located just southeast of Dallas, Texas, Cedar Creek Lake has long been popular as a recreational and lake home destination. Inspired by getaways…
Sep 24 2020
I think it’s safe to say that 2020 has been nothing like what we anticipated. Despite that, though, we’re adapting and innovating how we work and how…
Aug 18 2020
The Presto GEOWEB® Geocell System—with vegetation, aggregate or concrete infill—is an economical alternative to riprap, gabions or reinforced…
Aug 17 2020
What happens when three separate watersheds, a record-breaking storm event and a residential development all converge? The answer is flooding, and…
Aug 17 2020
Looking Forward In this issue, we are recognizing and celebrating the 15th anniversary of Storm Water Solutions. For the past 15 years, we have been…
Aug 12 2020
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced that during the first week of August, construction of a storm water collection…
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