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Controlling Erosion With Prevention

Controlling Soil ErosionControlling Erosion With Prevention

In construction as well as near areas of frequent flooding or water exposure, erosion is absolutely a great concern. Erosion is an occurrence that is the gradual deconstruction of something, sometimes by wind, water, or other natural agents in nature. What happens is the land is worn away slowly throughout time by a constant or consistent barrage of the elements. Not only can it damage your property, but it also could displace the neighboring properties and congest sewage and waterways.

In an effort to prevent this catastrophe, here are some things to keep you on the right track.

Know the risks of the area. If you move into a new area, note the proximity to erosion causing elements. Are you near an exceedingly windy area or rising water circumstance? Observe and take note of potential problems.

Prepare to divert the flow of water. If water is the culprit for erosion, be ready to divert, or at least slow, the flow of water. This will more effectively reduce the issue of erosion in the future.

Let it be. There’s no benefit to disturbing the area more than necessary. Nature is beautifully constructed as is and so many elements rely on each other.

Control top. Sediment can be controlled with straw wattle, filter socks, and silt fencing, depending on the situation and condition of sediment. The best defense is a good offense and vise versa.

When it comes to water diversion, damming, and de-watering, inflatable cofferdams are a wonderful solution. Our temporary cofferdams are going to be there to help you, guaranteed.

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