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INTRODUCTION

The purpose of sediment control in conveyance/ditch structures is to retain water born sediment. Permeable ditch barriers work to slow water velocity allowing sediments to drop from the water column. Reduced water velocity also results in minimized downstream erosion.

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...

GeoRidge is a permeable plastic berm that has been designed for erosion and sediment control. It is a lightweight, sustainable alternative to conventional check dams. Utilized with Erosion Control Blankets, GeoRidge is effective in reducing water velocity, trapping sediment and aiding in...

HIGHWAY 491 LANE EXPANSION

Highway 491, which runs along the western edge of New Mexico, was slated for expansion due to increased traffic volumes. The lane expansion would result in several cut slopes requiring re-vegetation in order to meet regulations…

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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