Erosion and Sediment Control

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We start with a discussion of the difference between erosion and sediment control. The difference?

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Erosion Control-"Keeping the Soil in Place through vegetation or other means"

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Sediment Control-"Dealing with soil once it is dislodged and in suspension"

Why Does that matter?

Erosion control is proactive. Sediment control is reactive. Erosion control will drastically reduce problems. Sediment control is dealing with problems.

Click here to go to our Erosion Control Section. (Mulches, BFMs, FGMs, Blankets, TRMs, Hard Armor and more)

Click here to go to our Sediment Control Section. (Perimeter Protection, Inlet Protection, Dewatering, Flocculants, Skimmers and more)