Sediment Control

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Soil health & biotic soil technologies repair an abandoned mine site
The biotic solution was applied in March 2016.
May 25 2018
For 13 years, an abandoned mine in the Southeast U.S. sat partially barren. A large mining company had worked to revegetate and obtain reclamation…
Poorly-designed culvert leads to bluff erosion
Poorly-designed culvert leads to bluff erosion
May 23 2018
A damaged drainage culvert in Port Angeles, Wash., has led to erosion of a bluff canyon and forced a temporary road closure as Clallam County…
Erosion along Rockaway Beach leads to closures
Erosion along Rockaway Beach leads to closures
May 22 2018
The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation announced an 11-block stretch of Rockaway Beach will be closed for the foreseeable future due to…
Erosion control problems in wake of Thomas fire
Erosion control problems in wake of Thomas fire
May 8 2018
An assessment by the Watershed Task Force found that slow vegetation regrowth and watershed recovery in the wake of the Thomas fire leaves Montecito…
Apr 19 2018
Metropolitan Management Group selected a 19-acre tract of land to develop a 160-unit luxury apartment complex in Muhlenberg Township, Pa. The tract…
Apr 19 2018
The Louisiana State University’s Center for River Studies has built the Lower Mississippi River Physical Model, a 10,000 sq ft reproduction of the…
Apr 13 2018
On April 6, work began on the Parma Basin in Parma, Idaho. The basin will help reduce sediment flowing down the Farmers Cooperative Ditch Co. canal…
Apr 11 2018
Marshfield, Mass., has received a grant from Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management to conduct a feasibility study for repurposing dredged sediment to…
Apr 5 2018
A team of researchers have studied how riverbank erosion affects the citizens of Bangladesh and worked to develop early-warning measures that may…
Mar 30 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has agreed to expedite the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation Study in the Rockaway Peninsula, N.Y. The…
Mar 27 2018
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has approved erosion, sediment and storm water control plans for the Mountain Valley Pipeline…
Mar 12 2018
The deadly nor'easter that devastated the east coast March 2 to 3 left erosion control sandbags exposed on a beach in Montauk, N.Y. The storm…
Mar 1 2018
The Ohio EPA has found ways to reuse sediment dredged from seven Lake Erie ports as an alternative to dumping the sediment back in the lake. Annually…
Feb 28 2018
The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announced their selection of Stantec Inc. to design the Mid-Brenton Sediment Diversion…
Feb 26 2018
Wrightsville Beach, N.C., has begun beach restoration as part of a $10 million project to replenish the eroded coastline. The project is scheduled to…
Feb 14 2018
After cleanup of a 1.7 mile strip of the Kalamazoo River was completed, a temporary water control structure in Otsego Township, Mich., has been…
Feb 12 2018
A new solar power plant in Essex County, Va., has led to sediment runoff in the Muddy Gut Creek, which flows into the Rappahannock River—part of the…
Feb 6 2018
The U.S. Senate’s Great Lakes Task Force submitted a request to the Trump Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to include…
Feb 5 2018
Construction on a golf resort along the Rappahannock River, Va., has come under a stop work order after the developer, Virginia True Corp., cleared…
Feb 2 2018
The Louisiana Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project’s timeline has accelerated after the Trump administration agreed to shorten the permitting…
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