erosion control Articles

  • Buddy Holly Recreation Area/ Fiesta Plaza, Lubbock, Texas - Case study

    Project Name: Buddy Holly Recreation Area/ Fiesta Plaza Product: Slopetame2 erosion control system Application: Erosion Control City: Lubbock State/Province: Texas Install Date: Summer 2006 Install Size: 3350 m2 (36,120 sq ft) Address: North University on Canyon Lakes Drive Client: City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation Department Designer: Mr. Holly Holder of Parkhill, Smith and Cooper ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Univ. of San Diego - Canyonview Aquatics Center, La Jolla, California - Case Study

    Project Name: Univ. of San Diego – Canyonview Aquatics Center Product: Slopetame2 erosion control Application: Erosion Control – Slope Stabilization City: La Jolla State/Province: California Install Date: Summer 2005 Install Size: 300 m2 (3200 sq ft) Address: Voigt Drive and Justice Lane on UCSD campus. Client: University of San Diego Designer: Hanna Gabriel Walls ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Erosion Control Solutions

    Erosion is defined as the process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water or other natural agents. The effects of erosion can be detrimental and have serious environmental impacts. Erosion leads to massive deposition of sediments on roads and in drains, run off of topsoil, and can even result in landslides. It is imperative to be proactive and choose from some of the top erosion control ...

  • Two Great Brands Grow Together as ECBVerdyol

    ErosionControlBlanket.com and Verdyol Plant Research are pleased to announce that merging of their operations, resulting in the launch of a single, more customer focused brand, ECBVerdyol. “ECBVerdyol represents the bringing together of two strong organizations, and an incredible depth of established products”, said Mark Myrowich, CEO, ECBVerdyol. “As a unified company, ...


    By Erosion Control Blankets

  • “Murietta Diamond” Interstate Interchange, Murietta, CA - Case Study

    Project Name: “Murietta Diamond” Insterstate Interchange Products: Slopetame2 Applications: Erosion control City: Murietta State/Province: California Install Date: May 2014 Client: Caltrans, California Department of Transportation and the City of Murietta, CA. Install Size: 3480 sq meters (37,400 sq ft) Address: The interchange at I-215 and Los Alamos Rd Designer: ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • The Point in Patterson Heights, Calgary, Alberta - Case Study

    Project Name: The Point in Patterson Heights Products: Terratame2 Applications: Swale Reinforcement Erosion Control City: Calgary State/Province: Alberta Install Date: October 2014 Client: QuinnCorp Holdings Install Size: 320 sq meters (3500 sq ft) Address: 565 Patterson Grove SW, Calgary, AB Designer: Brock-White and Eric Richoz Contractor: QuinnCorp Developments Directions: 565 ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Articulated Concrete Blocks for Shoreline Protection

    Shoreline erosion is a process that occurs naturally along the coast and on lakes, rivers and even streams. Shoreline erosion can occur slowly due to the constant bombardment of waves against the shore, the flow of water, runoff due to rain and the freezing and thawing of ice. It can also occur quickly due to storms, flooding and other more extreme weather conditions. Shoreline erosion is a ...

  • John Weeks Footbridge, Cambridge, Massachusetts - Case study

    Project Name: John Weeks Footbridge Product: Gravelpave2 Application: Trail Erosion Control City: Cambridge State/Province: Massachusetts Install Date: July 2004 Install Size: 60 m2 (648 sq ft) Address: Charles River Parklands Client: Northeastern University Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers Designer: Northeastern University Student Chapter of the American ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Why is Erosion Control Important for Your Industry?

    No matter what industry you are in or project you are running, erosion control is vital to the well-being of the property and those individuals on site or nearby. Virtually any type of jobsite has the probability to have erosion-related issues. Erosion by definition is “the process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, ...

  • Ayalon concrete channel, Tel-Aviv, Israel - Case Study

    In Israel, the long, dry summer is followed by a short rainy winter season causing high-flow, high-velocity streams and flooding often occurs. Serving as the divider for the north and south lanes of the Tel-Aviv Freeway, the Ayalon channel was designed to handle the surging waters of the Ayalon River during Tel-Aviv’s winter rainy season. Since the channel's original design, the city has ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Erosion Control Trailbuilding in Kwig, Alaska - Case Study

    Living around Green Bay, Wis., all my life, I've grown accustomed to fairly harsh weather conditions. After all, Green Bay is often referred to as the "frozen tundra" because of its long, cold winters. (And, of course, the "frozen tundra of Lambeau Field" immortalized by Green Bays beloved Packers football team.) So when the call came for me to travel to a real frozen tundra in one of Alaska's ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Minerals Division - Case Study

    Voorhees Highwall – Columbiana County, Ohio Fix and repair unsafe conditions at a prior strip mine in Ohio. Moved 50,000 cubic yards of fill, dewatered the site, and cleared 9 acres. Restored the area with erosion control systems, and added new drainage swales and structures. In the end, we turned the Voorhees Highwall into a sloping meadow with improved water quality and now lacks any ...

  • Case study - South Pool Creek, Devon

    Part of the works to repair an essentials road recently damaged by a landslide required hydroseeding to it's slopes and to help retain the soil an erosion control blanket was fitted by the client prior to seeding. Additional tackifier was added to the mix to help bind the sprayed on material to the steep slopes until germination and the establishment of the new grasses. Project Size: 1,000m2 ...


    By RMB Hydroseeding

  • Isotopes Park Baseball Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico - Case study

    Project Name: Isotopes Park Baseball Stadium Product: Slopetame2 Application: Erosion Control/Soil Stabilization City: Albuquerque State/Province: New Mexico Install Date: 2003 Install Size: 320 m2 ( 3,400 sq ft) Address: Corner of University Boulevard and Avenida Cesar Chavez, Albuquerque, NM Client: Isotopes Baseball Designer: Isotopes Baseball Contractor: NA Directions: I-25, Exit ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Jefferson county waste transfer, Bessemer, Alabama - Case Study

    CONSTRUCTING JEFFERSON COUNTY ALA.'S new solid-waste transfer site to fit an existing county lot challenged the project’s contractor and engineers to develop a unique solution for a potentially severe erosion-control problem. The county-owned site offered good access for large vehicles and seclusion from residential areas, which made obtaining the proper zoning and permits less complicated. ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Disc Golf Tee Pads, Charleston, SC - Case Study

    Project Name: Disc Golf Tee Pads (Boxes) Products: Terratame2 Applications: Grass protection and erosion control City: Charleston State/Province: South Carolina Install Date: November 2016 Client: Home Owner’s Association Install Size: 160 m2 (1600 sq ft) Address: N / A Designer: N / A Contractor: N / A Directions: N / A Photography: Tim Mallard Summary: The ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • IECA Announces Canadian Chapter with a Nilex Twist

    In their November 3 edition, Geosynthetica.net announced the first Canadian chapter of the International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA). Nilex is proud to have Tim Egler-Wiome participating in the chapter as the Saskatchewan provincial representative. Tim joined Nilex in August 2015 and works in our Regina location. IECA is an important resource for education and idea-sharing among ...


    By Nilex

  • Erosion Control in Land Development

    Erosion and sediment control is an important part of how we protect the environment. Sedimentation (the settling of material carried by wind and water in to our waterways) can destroy fish habitat and affect our water supply, infrastructure, flood control, navigation and recreational ...


    By LandLoc Environmental

  • Seneca Post Office, Seneca, Pennsylvania - Case study

    Project Name: Seneca Post Office Product: Gravelpave2 Application: Eave Drip Line Erosion Control City: Seneca State/Province: Pennsylvania Install Date: November 2000 Install Size: 60 m2 (646 sq ft) Address: Seneca, PA Post Office, 219 Main St., Seneca, PA 16346 Client: United States Postal Service Designer: NA Contractor: Delta Contractors Directions: Hwy 322, turn north on 257 ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Erosion control at a former nuclear testing site

    A reclaimed 175-acre section within the larger Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge in Jefferson County, Colorado, west of Denver, was home to a nuclear testing facility for 40 years. The area’s combination of rolling topography, high winds and incidents of heavy rain and snow increase the likelihood of soil erosion. Given the site’s past use, it’s important to keep soils ...


    By Nilex

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