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INTRODUCTION

Roadway construction often requires sediment control solutions to prevent water pollution in nearby water ways and to retain eroded soil on the job site. The appropriate sediment control practices will assist in minimal damage to off-site receiving channels while reducing soil loss.

SEDIMENT CONTROL PRODUCTS

Big Red Inlet ProtectorThe Big Red Filter is a durable, reusable, and environmentally friendly inlet protector that filters sediment from runoff before it enters the inlet. There are no pockets to fill, no velcro bags, no assembly, etc. Simply place it in front of the inlet, making sure it...

The Heavyweight DuraWattle is a durable, effective, flexible and reusable sediment barrier. It is a practical alternative to a straw wattle or silt fence that rebounds to its original shape even after it has been run over numerous times. The wattle is almost impossible to undermine and the...

Mud Mats can be used for construction site access, agriculture, golf courses, parks, and other soft or sensitive ground condition areas where vehicle access is required. They can be unrolled on any muddy or swampy ground and driven over without rutting, getting stuck or tracking mud off-site...

Silt Fence is used on construction sites to help protect streams, rivers, lakes and other aquatic resources as well as terrestrial resources from contamination by silt, sediment and construction debris. Nilex manufactures silt fence from durable, UV-stabilized woven geotextile attached to...

Wattles Straw wattles are an effective and economical alternative to silt fence and straw bales for sediment control and storm water runoff. Wattles are cylinders of recycled, compressed, 100% agricultural straw wrapped in tubular, UV-stabilized black synthetic netting...

ELBOW RIVER FLOOD RECOVERY

The Elbow River is located in southern Alberta, Canada. It flows from the Canadian Rockies to the City of Calgary where it merges into the Bow River. The river is popular among canoers, rafters, campers and hikers with some sections of the river closed to fishing…

ECO₂ CALCULATOR

Get FREE access now! Using the Nilex ECO2 Calculator, you can calculate the economic savings and environmental benefits achieved by implementing our engineered geosynthetic materials – geogrids and geotextiles – in any road construction design versus conventional materials and methods.

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