Sediment Control

From the latest news to the newest products, read about the latest sediment control projects and innovations

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Nov 21 2017
The Texas General Land Office (GLO) issued an emergency rule permitting Galveston, Texas, the ability to authorize emergency beachfront and dune…
Nov 20 2017
Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, N.J., began a $200,000 marsh restoration project early November. The goal of the project is to build resiliency…
Nov 16 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Nov. 13 that it is providing a grant of $52,417 to the West Virginia Department of…
Nov 15 2017
According to a press release from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a group of geoscientists reported on a four-year project researching the…
Nov 10 2017
The Kaho’olawe Island Reserve Commission is working to restore 100 acres in the Hakioawa watershed through re-introducing native plants and…
Oct 25 2017
DuraWattle is a durable, reusable sediment control barrier that is ASTM tested at a 96.6% sediment retention rate. It is designed to be driven over,…
Sep 13 2017
Matt Graves, environmental manager at the Port of Vancouver USA, developed the storm water pollution prevention plan and performed the site…
Aug 25 2017
DuraWattle is a durable, reusable sediment control barrier that is ASTM tested at a 96.6% sediment retention rate. It is designed to be driven over,…
Jun 6 2017
The Conowingo Elementary School storm water retrofit project was initiated to fulfill requirements of Cecil County, Md.’s Watershed Implementation…
Mar 31 2017
Coal combustion residual (CCR) materials from coal-fired steam electric generating stations are placed in ponds and landfills for disposal and…
Feb 20 2017
In September 2014, Concrete Cloth (CC) was used to remediate a drainage ditch at the base of a slope at the Pogo mine in Alaska. The ditch is needed…
Feb 6 2017
Most construction projects involve earth-moving activities, which expose soil to high erosion rates. This could lead to heavy sediment loading into…
Dec 12 2016
Low flow in the flat-bottomed Tracer Channel in Fort Worth, Texas, impaired maintenance operations because it was constantly muddy. Mowing equipment…
Dec 12 2016
A grouted stone highway embankment posed danger to traffic as erosion undercut the stone, creating a void under a travel lane. Caltrans District 7…
Oct 24 2016
Learn more about the reusable, durable flexible sediment barrier by visiting www.durawattle.com. Request a quote or download detailed specifications…
Sep 19 2016
The DuraWattle is a reusable sediment control barrier that can be installed as a continuous barrier on soil, curbs or hard surfaces. Made in the U.S…
Aug 15 2016
Silt-Saver products are designed and manufactured to address specific BMP requirements for erosion and sediment control. Utilizing high-quality…
Apr 15 2016
RubbErosion Inc., a nationwide provider of molded products made out of recycled tire rubber released a product line dedicated to storm water…
Feb 2 2016
Sediment basins have long been the primary means of providing sediment control on larger construction sites and have generally been accepted as…
May 28 2015
Shames Construction Co. of Livermore, Calif., recently was asked to convert a retail space located off Florin Road in Elk Grove, Calif., into a…
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