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 Photos

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

ShearForce™10

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

ShearForce™12

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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