erosion control installation Articles

  • Dog Run - Private Residence, Anthem, Arizona - Case Study

    Project Name: Dog Run – Private Residence Product: Gravelpave2 dog run reinforcement Application: Dog Run Reinforcement & Erosion Control City: Anthem State/Province: Arizona Install Date: August 2009 Install Size: 150 sq ft Address: Unpublished Client: Unpublished Designer: NA Contractor: NA Directions: Unpublished Location: Between the house and fence. Photography: ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • 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.

  • “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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Geoweb Erosion & Hard-Armor Protection Mccook Quarry Flood Reservoir - Case Study

    Project overview Permanent erosion protection was necessary for the McCook Quarry flood reservoir for the City of Chicago. The reservoir averages 300 ft deep and is approximately 1.75 miles in diameter. The 105 ft long slopes above the quarry face required a system that would be low maintenance and stable at 2H:1V. A major site specific challenge was installing an erosion control product on a ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fort Carson Channel Repair - Case Study

    US Army Base chooses a more durable and easier to install solution than rip-rap for their channel repair project. Fort Carson, a 137,000-acre United States Army installation near Colorado Springs was established in 1942 following the events of Pearl Harbor. In 2016 the US Department of Defense noticed a huge gully forming along the roadway threatening its existence, requiring immediate action. ...


    By Nilex

  • New lakes in Czech Republic with TenCate geosynthetics case study

    The landscape in the northwest of the Czech Republic is undergoing large-scale revitalization. Where once brown coal was extracted from open-cast mines, recreational facilities are now being built and seven lakes created. TenCate Geosynthetics is involved in their installation, providing geotextile materials and technical support. The realization of Lake Medard at Sokolov is presently in ...

  • 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.

  • San Diego Gas & Electric Uses Drivable Grass® Solution

    San Diego Gas & Electric required a long term slope stabilization, erosion control, and storm water runoff control system to be installed on 2:1 slopes for a new substation located in Chula Vista, CA. The city determined that Soil Retention’s Drivable Grass® system was the best solution for their needs and also provided an aesthetically pleasing finish. Drivable Grass® is a ...


    By Soil Retention

  • 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, ...

  • Areas Where Revetment Mats Can Provide Structure and Ground Stability

    First things first—what does the term revetment mean in relation to erosion control? Well, revetments are like sloping walls placed just right to block or drain invading water before it can destroy a surrounding ground, like riverbanks, beaches, cliffs and man-made waterways. Containing articulated concrete, a revetment mat installation—consisting of one or more pieces—is the ...

  • Cox creek spillway improvements access road, Baltimore, MD - Case Study

    GEOTERRA® mats were employed for site access roads to an outfall from a dredge material containment facility. Because the outfall is located on the bay side of a containment dike, it is considered an environmentallysensitive area and lies within Maryland’s Critical Area—the naturally vegetated area within specified boundaries of the state’s tidal waters. Low Impact Solution ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Wet Prairie Restoration & Created Wetland - Case Study

    ERC was hired by the Columbus & Franklin County Metro Parks to restore approximately 75 acres of wetland habitat within a 150year-old farm field. This project included the installation of sediment & erosion controls followed by an extensive search of the agricultural field for subsurface tile drainage. This was followed by abandonment of the existing tile network. Once complete ...

  • Urban Stream Restoration: Standing Up to the Toughest Weather Conditions

    Project In 2008, the City of Altanta faced a large problem: the single-lane road that provides the only entry point to its SWAT team training center was likely to be lost completely to erosion. Although the road had been lined with concrete barriers as a stop-gap measure, it was clear that more substantial action was required to save it. Because the road is situated on a narrow tract of land ...


    By Thrace Plastics Pack S.A.

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