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As sea levels rise in Hawaii, the beaches—and roads—are taking a hit. In 2016, the waters on Oahu's Windward Coast ripped off two big...

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As sea levels rise in Hawaii, the beaches—and roads—are taking a hit. In 2016, the wate...
The Army Corps of Engineers is moving forward with plans to begin construction on an erosion mitigat...

Used Erosion Control For Sale

Hydro Seeding or Hydro Mulching much like Straw Blowers are equipment and procedures used in Erosion Control. Hydro Seeding is a cost effective way to apply grass, seed, fertilizer, hydromulch and water in one application. Soil Stabilizers are used the help control erosion on roadside projects in the construction industry. Large highway and road projects utilize the process because Sod would cost too much. You will typically see the model numbers reflect the gallon amount of the liquefied solution.


Hydro Seeding or Hydro Mulching much like Straw Blowers are equipment and procedures used in Erosion Control. Hydro Seeding is a cost effective way to apply grass, seed, fertilizer, hydromulch and water in one application. Soil Stabilizers are used the help control erosion on roadside projects in the construction industry. Large highway and road projects utilize the process because Sod would cost too much. You will typically see the model numbers reflect the gallon amount of the liquefied solution.





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Thu April 05, 2018

State Expects to Spend $15 Billion on Roadway Erosion Solution

As sea levels rise in Hawaii, the beaches—and roads—are taking a hit. In 2016, the waters on Oahu's Windward Coast ripped off two big pieces of the Kamehameha Highway....

Tue February 14, 2017

Army Corps Begins Construction of Erosion Mitigation Project in Southern Alaska

The Army Corps of Engineers is moving forward with plans to begin construction on an erosion mitigation project in southcentral Alaska that's been in the works for nearly 20 years....

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Tue April 10, 2007

R.C. Hawkins Uses Compact Fleet for Erosion Control

Looking to take control of more business? The erosioncontrol market just might be your ticket. Under the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Phase II requirements, which protect water quality from the impact of construction activities, property owners are required to install erosion and storm-water controls such as drainage grading, check dams, silt fences and vegetative buffers....


Wed February 15, 2006

Funding Received for Oyster Reef to Combat Coastal Erosion

LAFAYETTE, LA (AP) Officials with the Louisiana Wetlands Association said they have received the first installment of a $69,000 grant for the construction of an oyster reef in Vermilion Bay and expect to begin to move forward with the project by the end of January....


Wed October 26, 2005

Engineers: Some Levee Failures Caused by Soil Erosion

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Much of the city flooded not because water rushed over the tops of levees, but because two of the storm barriers that ring New Orleans actually shifted and then collapsed, a team of independent engineers said....


Wed October 26, 2005

Officials Seek Permit to Save Golf Course From Beach Erosion

KIAWAH ISLAND, SC (AP) Kiawah Island officials are seeking a permit to pour sand on the beach to help protect a green and fairway at the Ocean Course, the site of the 2012 PGA Championship. The 18th green on the course was moved closer to the water as part of a $2.5-million course overhaul three years ago....


Mon September 26, 2005

Hurricane Ophelia Eats Away at A1A Embankment

David Snowden said he’s gotten lucky over the years when it comes to a 2-mi. stretch of Route A1A in Flagler Beach, FL. The maintenance field operations manager of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has had to battle beach erosion along this stretch of two-lane highway for more than 20 years....


Wed July 20, 2005

Erosion Control Measures Questioned at 1,700-Acre Development in Georgia

FORSYTH, GA (AP) A subdivision being built in north Monroe County is causing serious erosion into a local river, one of the worst cases state environmental officials said they’ve seen. Construction at the River Forest subdivision, a 1,700-acre development, is dumping large amounts of red clay into the Little Towaliga River, said Johnny Henson, a senior environmental specialist with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division....


Wed March 16, 2005

New Erosion Control Standards Escalate Route 20 Project Costs

Controlling erosion at the work site along state Route 20 (Hawthorne Road) in Alachua County, FL, has added a weekly task to an already busy project for Russell Engineering of Ft. Lauderdale. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Spokesman Chip Skinner said new regulations have created a “zero tolerance” policy for off-site discharge in FDOT’s District 2....


Tue September 26, 2000

Schaeff Works North Erosion Systems Out of Tight Spot

If one ever worked for a company that outgrew its office space, having to share close-quarters with co-workers, then one would understand the conditions Mark North Erosion Systems faces on its most recent project. There were four entities involved on the site located in Grand Prairie, TX, off Interstate 30 between Dallas and Fort Worth....


Wed August 16, 2000

Erosion Control Job Helps Save Pennsylvania Creek

Excavating contractors and conservation officers are working together to solve the problem of soil-eroding and flooding creeks in a unique project that is under way in northeastern Pennsylvania and may serve as a model for similar projects around the country. Using the concept of fluvial geomorphology, in which erosion-causing sediment build up on the creek bed is eliminated by redirecting the water flow back into its original course at the center of the bed, the project is transforming the 20-mi....


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