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Why You Should Ditch Rock Riprap

For many developers, rock riprap is the default choice for erosion control in drainage channels and along shorelines. It’s been the industry standard for decades. It doesn’t require a 6-12+ month vegetation grow-in period like Turf Reinforcement Mats (TRMs). On the surface, riprap seems like a solid choice—but it’s fundamentally

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InstaTurf Erosion Control Timelapse

We installed InstaTurf ShearForce10 in Southern Indiana in Sept 2019. Watch how the soft armor matting protects the soil while there is erosion due to high-flow water all around the mat. Additionally, see how the check dam is not able to hold up to the water flow and become ineffective.

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Solar Farms Embrace New Tool to Fight Soil Erosion

View the original article on SmartBrief. Solar farm operators are deploying a new solution in their quest to prevent soil erosion. Site maintenance is key to ensuring peak solar farm performance because a soil base that erodes can cause panel hardware to shift and negatively impact panel efficacy.  At two

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How to Prevent Soil Erosion with Instant Armor Mats

How to Prevent Soil Erosion with Instant Armor Mats

Soil erosion as the land-degrading process induced by the natural forces of water and wind and accelerated by human activity has become a worrying issue in recent decades. According to a study conducted by the World Wildlife organization, 50% of our fertile topsoil has been lost over the last 150

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Solutions for the Prevention of Soil Erosion on Construction Sites

Soil is an invaluable natural resource, comprising an array of nutrients that covers the Earth, like a layer of delicate skin.  Even though it seems vast and resilient, this complex ecosystem tends to deteriorate and lose essential properties due to degrading erosion processes. Soil erosion is caused by natural elements

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The Environmental and Economic Impacts of Soil Erosion

The Environmental and Economic Impacts of Soil Erosion

Soil represents a crucial element in both rural and urban environments. And in both cases, proper land management is key to maintaining soil quality. Even if soil erosion on construction sites usually affects a relatively small area of land, as part of the watershed, it’s still a major cause of

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The Complete Guide to Soil Erosion

The Complete Guide to Soil Erosion

Soil erosion is a process of displacement of surface soil layers due to the action of natural factors like water and wind. Also, erosion caused by human activity, referred to as accelerated erosion, has contributed massively to this type of soil degradation over the years.  Sediment is a by-product of

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Turf Reinforcement Mats

The Complete Guide to Turf Reinforcement Mats

Over the last century, many advancements have been made in the way we shape the world around us. Science and technology have enabled us to alter our surroundings more than ever before. However, as we expand and change the world around us, we are still susceptible to natural elements. Numerous

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How TRM’s Can Cut Projects Costs?

How TRM’s Can Cut Projects Costs?

There seems to be a constant battle between doing something right and finding ways to cut a project’s costs significantly. This especially goes for those contract workers looking to find “cost-effective” solutions for their sites. Regardless of whether you are a business finishing a huge project or property owner working

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