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Bio-Retention Erosion Solution

The demand for bio-retention ponds is growing quickly. Make InstaTurf a part of your erosion protection solution to keep the silt in place and the area looking good year-round.

Safe and Attractive

Your bio-retention pond doesn’t have to be an eyesore. You can have superlative protection while presenting a natural appearance. InstaTurf looks like green turf and allows vegetation to grow through so your bio-retention pond will be functional and beautiful.

Safe for Pedestrians and Maintenance Crews

InstaTurf is a lightweight and people-friendly erosion control solution. The turf can be walked and mowed on so maintenance crews can keep doing what they’re best at without endangering themselves and presenting a liability risk.


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Bio-Retention Applications

  • Drainage swales and channels

  • Steep slopes

  • Outfall areas

  • Lake & pond banks

  • Lake dams & spillways

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InstaTurf Features and Benefits

  • Budget-friendly permanent erosion protection – as effective as rock riprap at typically less than half the cost
  • Improved aesthetics to please residents – provides an immediately green, grass-like appearance
  • Permanently stabilized drainage infrastructure – prevents scour and facilitates vegetation establishment in drainage swales, pond banks and outfall areas
  • Permanently reinforces grass – prevents future wash-outs under wave action, channel flow, dam overtopping and spillway discharges
  • Smooth surface – no rocks to mow around or pose safety hazards
  • Compliance with local, state and federal stormwater regulations – prevents on-site and off-site movement of sediment
  • Simple, risk-free installation – requires no heavy installation equipment which can potentially damage property
  • Fast and easy long-term maintenance – can be safely mowed or sprayed over with standard equipment

InstaTurf Products


Flexible erosion control suitable for most applications. SF10 is lightweight and provides immediate soil protection upon installation.


Superlative soil protection made to withstand turbulent water flow in areas such as culvert and pipe outfalls. SF12 provides a weighted ballast to ensure high performance in the most demanding applications.

Immediate Armoring

>3x Erosion Protection

Simple Installation

Aesthetically Pleasing

50%+ Typical Cost Savings


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The blog discusses the potential impact of the 2023-4 El Niño weather pattern on the construction industry in the United States. It covers temperature variations, precipitation forecasts, and the implications for erosion control, offering insights and advice for construction professionals to navigate the upcoming winter weather conditions effectively, including how InstaTurf can aide in erosion control.

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