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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Feb 21 2020
Elgin Sweeper Introduces Whirlwind1 Vacuum Sweeper Elgin Sweeper is introducing the Whirlwind1 vacuum sweeper, which is ideally suited for uneven,…
Feb 12 2020
Stretches of Minnesota River's eastern bend have more than doubled in size since the 1940s.  The homes built more than 50 feet from its banks or its…
Feb 11 2020
Located in Shorewood Hills, Wisconsin, just east of the University of Wisconsin campus, The Pew House remains a modest example of Frank Lloyd Wright’…
Feb 11 2020
In Omaha, Nebraska, and in many cities across the country, storm water runoff is a major cause of water pollution. The storm water runoff carries…
Feb 11 2020
Three hundred feet of highway between Denver and Boulder, Colorado, began to collapse during heavy rain and snow. As a solution, a trackout control…
Feb 10 2020
A regional water regulator could impose a $9.1 million fine against Baldwin & Sons. The fine is for letting more than 6 million gallons of storm…
Feb 6 2020
The Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit, which regulates how much storm water local governments can collect and dispense into local…
The chosen vegetated gravity wall system, Geoweb, preserved the levee elevation by opening up the creek’s water capacity.
The chosen vegetated gravity wall system, Geoweb, preserved the levee elevation by opening up the creek’s water capacity.
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Feb 3 2020
Flood Protection Plan To meet federal requirements for flood mapping of levee-protected areas, a levee reconstruction project for the Indianapolis…
As an erosion control effort, the project called for the installation of nearly 4,500 linear feet to restore three to six feet of shoreline that had collapsed.
As an erosion control effort, the project called for the installation of nearly 4,500 linear feet to restore three to six feet of shoreline that had collapsed.
Jan 31 2020
As the Houston area continues to grapple with problems associated with flooding, one suburban residential community took matters into its own hands…
Jan 14 2020
Pennsylvania Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Williamsport, called a Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee meeting to hold “a briefing” on the…
Jan 13 2020
Leaders in South Haven could spend up to $16 million to repair and protect the shoreline due to high water levels on Lake Michigan, reported Booth…
Jan 6 2020
During times of heavy rain, the intersection of Ebinport Road and Northgate Lane in Rock Hill, S.C., would cause yard flooding and property damage to…
Jan 6 2020
When more than 20 acres of land were burned in the California Freeway Fire, an emergency restoration project was deemed necessary. Daniel Reynaga,…
Jan 2 2020
Municipal officials became concerned in August about increasing erosion and rising lake levels, according to Mayor John Grace.  "That's a very…
Dec 23 2019
Runoff of muddy water from the Ridgeline construction site entered Lake Emelia and flooded Kistap County, according to Kitsap Sun.  Heavy rains…
Dec 5 2019
Every year, Storm Water Solutions receives numerous nominations for the Top Storm Water & Erosion Control Projects. This year was no different.…
Dec 5 2019
A five year storm water mitigation project to reduce flooding in Northfield, Vermont, has been completed, according to the Barre Montpelier Times…
Nov 25 2019
The 2019 SWS Conference & Exhibition took place from Nov. 12-14 in Tinley Park, Ill. The live event brought industry professionals together for…
Nov 20 2019
Portsmouth city officials are outlining plans to comply with requirements associated with its “MS4” storm water management permit, which was issued…
Nov 13 2019
An investigation by the Associated Press over two-years long has identified 1,688 high-hazard dams nationwide.  These dams loom over homes,…
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