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Enhance Sediment Capture with Polymers in Lined Ditches and Channels

Contractors often use open ditches to convey water from one location to another on construction sites. An inherent problem with this practice is that...

Constructed Floating Wetlands to Reduce GHG Emissions and Remove Contaminants

Westernport Water, a wastewater utility in Phillip Island, Victoria, is transforming a wastewater lagoon into a plant-filled wetland to explore how Australian native wetland...

Doubling Down: A Risky Approach When Hydroseeding with Native Seed

The importance of specifying and implementing erosion control and custom seed mixes for permanent stabilization on construction sites is frequently overlooked. Often, erosion control...

Sediment Basin Water Quality on a Large Highway Construction Project

The process of clearing and grading land for construction projects usually results in highly turbid runoff while construction is underway. Construction projects are required...

Grass Seed Capital of the World

Vegetation establishment is recognized as the most effective Best Management Practice for stabilizing disturbed ground to prevent erosion and is often a prerequisite for...

The Power of People

As we begin a new year, it’s important you begin by having the best resources possible. The greatest resource of all is people. In...

Micronutrient Soil Chemistry as a Strategy for Outcompeting Weeds

Soil forms over great periods of time under the influence of parent material, climate, topography and biology. The biological component is comprised of a...

Research Preview: Applying Sustainable Design Principles to Temporary Erosion and Sediment...

Since 1992, the Clean Water Act has required construction sites to obtain a permit that includes the development and implementation of stormwater pollution prevention...

Turbidity Monitoring to Measure Effectiveness of BMPs and Treatment Systems

There is a fair amount of uncertainty in our industry regarding proper sampling techniques for construction sites that require turbidity monitoring. This uncertainty comes...

Measuring the Climate Impact of Wetland Restorations

Improving our landscape and land management practices to protect against climate change impacts requires an exhaustive list of ingredients: partnerships, dollars, public policy and...

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