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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 1	The system prevents large amounts of fugitive dust, dirt and debris from contaminating public streets and highways.
1 The system prevents large amounts of fugitive dust, dirt and debris from contaminating public streets and highways.
Jun 7 2019
Interstate 70 cuts through Denver and plays a major role as one of Colorado’s vital economic arteries. I-70 allows access to 1,200 businesses and the…
Jun 4 2019
All webinars are available on-demand from the 2019 SWS Spring Webinar Fest. The event offered keynote webinars and several on-demand webinars…
May 17 2019
Hydrobond Plus is a linear anionic polymer designed to reduce soil and water erosion. It is also used as a tacking agent in hydroseeding. The high…
Storm water management technology will be installed at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
Storm water management technology will be installed at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.
May 1 2019
Infiltronics Environmental has signed an agreement with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of State Parks, to provide two storm…
Submissions for abstracts have been extended to May 3
Submissions for abstracts have been extended to May 3.
Apr 18 2019
Update: Abstract submissions have been extended to May 3. There is one day left to submit abstracts for the third-annual SWS Conference &…
Apr 15 2019
The SWS Spring Webinar Fest is a free online event  to be held April 23 to 25. The event offers daily keynote webinars and on-demand webinars…
Following years of storm water management issues, Annapolis, Md. has awarded a 20-year contract to environmental firm GreenVest
Following years of storm water management issues, Annapolis, Md. has awarded a 20-year contract to environmental firm GreenVest.
Apr 2 2019
The City of Annapolis, Md. has made a commitment to solve its storm water management issues by awarding a 20-year contract to environmental firm…
Mar 29 2019
The International Erosion Control Assn. Region One (IECA) announced winners for its environmental excellence awards at the 2019 IECA Annual…
 A six-month regimen of mechanical disking and mowing, coupled with the application of non-selective herbicide and manual removal of invasive vegetation, helped restore native plants.
A six-month regimen of mechanical disking and mowing, coupled with the application of non-selective herbicide and manual removal of invasive vegetation, helped restore native plants.
Mar 28 2019
Like much of the central and southern coast of the U.S., Austin, Texas, is regularly exposed to powerful storms moving inland from the Gulf or…
In addition to the extensive sand renourishment that would use sand from nearby offshore sites, the project also calls for the construction of sand containment structures, such as T-head groins, to stabilize the beach.
In addition to the extensive sand renourishment that would use sand from nearby offshore sites, the project also calls for the construction of sand containment structures, such as T-head groins, to stabilize the beach.
Mar 15 2019
The Kahana Bay Steering Committee and the Maui County Planning Department began the environmental review process for the Kahana Bay Erosion…
The erosion management guidelines stress soft solutions for the East Coast bay
The erosion management guidelines stress soft solutions for the East Coast bay
Mar 11 2019
The Pleasant Bay Alliance of Harwich, Ma., released its Erosion Management Guidelines for Pleasant Bay. The 37-page document outlines best practices…
Following repeated violations, in March 2018 the company stopped work along the pipeline and focused on stabilizing the ground by hiring six different contractors to remediate the site.
Natural gas pipeline faces erosion control violations
Mar 6 2019
Equitrans Midstream Corp., the developer of a natural gas pipeline project in Green County, Pa., faced a $1.5 million fine from the Pennsylvania…
The artificial reef, which will aid in erosion control efforts, will be built off Palm Beach in the Gold Coast.
The artificial reef, which will aid in erosion control efforts, will be built off Palm Beach in the Gold Coast.
Feb 27 2019
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, announced plans to build a $18.2 million artificial reef to protect the coastline from erosion. The work is…
Wedding venue construction site faces erosion control violations
Wedding venue construction site faces erosion control violations
Feb 25 2019
The city of Dripping Springs, Texas, and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) issued environmental violations at the construction…
Feb 13 2019
The city of Willoughby, Ohio, revealed they are seeking an immediate and temporary repair to help curb erosion in Osborne Park along the Lake Erie…
Study explores permafrost coastal erosion in Alaska
Study explores permafrost coastal erosion in Alaska
Feb 11 2019
A new study by researchers from Pennsylvania State University explored permafrost coastal erosion in the Arctic. The study, funded by a four-year…
Mexico Beach, Fla., works on eroded highway following Hurricane Michael
Mexico Beach, Fla., works on eroded highway following Hurricane Michael
Feb 8 2019
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced that work is expected to begin this month to repair an eroded stretch of U.S. 98 through…
New York bluff to build retaining wall for erosion control
New York bluff to build retaining wall for erosion control
Jan 29 2019
Smithtown, N.Y., revealed plans to install a retaining wall at the Kings Park Bluff to stop erosion and protect a popular boardwalk. The bluff…
The project involved installing a sediment forebay near the inlet and stabilizing the outfall channel.
The project involved installing a sediment forebay near the inlet and stabilizing the outfall channel.
Jan 28 2019
A storm water facility that outfalls at the top of a hill inevitably will cause erosion. However, there often are several competing priorities during…
Native bushes, trees and seeds were planted after system installation.
Native bushes, trees and seeds were planted after system installation.
Jan 28 2019
Mountain Creek flows through the community of Red Bank, Tenn., to the Tennessee River. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC…
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