erosion control blanket Articles

  • 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

  • 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

  • Dinosaur provincial park, Brooks, Alberta, Canada - Case Study

    Dinosaur Provincial Park, in southern Alberta, Canada, is one of the most fossil-rich areas in the world. Recognized as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations, the park attracts hundreds of researchers and many tourists each year to visit, study and excavate. Last summer, the park also attracted some engineers bent on solving an erosion problem. Decades of erosion had carved out a 3-m ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Creek Headwaters Restoration - Case study

    ERC was hired by the Village of Madison, Ohio to repair and restore a portion of Arcola Creek. The project consisted of grading and sloping, installing rock structures and features, installing log structures and root wads. Another large component of this project was to replace an existing culvert pipe with a new concrete precast box culvert. Once the project was completed ERC furnished and ...

  • River Stabilization & Realignment- Case Study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor to stabilize and realign the North Fork Licking River immediately upstream from a rail road bridge. The project required clearing, grubbing, excavation and regrading of the existing point bars to realign the river thalweg. To stabilize the banks we installed j-hooks, flexamat, turf reinforcement matting, erosion control blanket with seed and plantings. We ...

  • Geoweb Swale Drain - Forrestdale Business Park, WA - Case Study

    Project: Geoweb Swale Drain Date: October 08 Client: Georgiou Group Location: Forrestdale Business Park, WA The new business development park at Forrestdale, located on the corner of Lakes/ Ranford Road, Forrestdale (approx.20km south of Perth CBD) required for the discharge of stormwater runoff from the road infrastructure to be captured and redirected to the business park sump. ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Erosion control products: cost effective alternatives for revegetation

    Erosion is any horticulturist’s worst nightmare. From the process of replanting and restoration, to the loss of the most fertile soil, i.e. the topsoil, erosion can have damaging effects on any cultivation. Although erosion is mainly associated with water erosion, wind erosion and tillage are another two forms of erosion. So what are the signs that can help identify erosion early on? Below ...


    By CoirGreen

  • 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

  • Preventing Soil Erosion - Protecting Humanity

    When discussing environmental concerns, soil erosion is not the first issue that comes into mind. The world’s media focuses on fossil fuel problems, climate change, biodiversity and forest fires, while soil depletion is less spectacular and is seldom mentioned. However, societies in the past have even collapsed or disappeared as a result of soil erosion. For centuries Easter Island was ...


    By CoirGreen

  • Poor quality soil can lead to harmful impact: Stop erosion now

    Soil erosion is known as the wearing away of topsoil, leading to poor quality soil that is less conducive for plant and vegetation growth. In our series of blog posts focusing on erosion control, today we take a look at the harmful effects of soil erosion, and how they cause concerns not only to the environment, but also to human health and the economy as a whole. Poor Quality Soil Within any ...


    By CoirGreen

  • Clemson road bridge case study

    Background The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) needed to provide a right-of-way for an access road adjacent to a CSX Railroad line. The proposed Clemson Road Bridge overpass was a challenging project and SCDOT had three choices: Option 1: Construct a 1H:1V Reinforced Soil Slope (RSS) at the northern bridge abutment. Option 2: Lengthen the northern bridge span between the ...


    By Strata Systems, Inc.

  • Erosion and Sediment Control: Navigating NPDES Regulations, the SWPPP, and Techniques for Compliance

    Erosion and Sedimentation: Why Are They a Problem? The US Environmental Protection Agency lists sediment as the single most common pollutant in rivers, streams, lakes, and reservoirs. With all the potentially harmful chemicals and substances in the world, it seems odd to many people that sediment—dirt, essentially—is singled out as the major culprit. Yet these particles of sand, ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • Hydroseeding for Transportation Projects

    Hydroseeding has connections with most forms of transportation, including revegetation around highways, airports, and mass transit projects. It is even a part of water-related travel, if one considers work done on the grounds at marinas, shipping channels, and ports. Working on the Railroad One recent transportation-related hydroseeding project was for BNSF. That acronym might not be familiar ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • 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

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