July 15, 2016 12:09
Any contractor who works in erosion control can tell you that trying to control a river is no piece of cake. In point of fact, it is literally a herculean task to control a stream. One of Hercules’ 12 labors involved diverting two rivers to clean 30 years of filth from the stables of King Augeas....
July 15, 2015 12:26
When we were little kids and had bad dreams about ‘the boogeyman,’ we hid under our blankets. We believed that nothing could get to us, as long as we were under that protective layer of fabric. It’s a great analogy for erosion control work and the products we use to do it with. One of the things we do to keep boogeymen away is to lay down protective blankets. Except our boogeymen are ...
May 21, 2012 04:20
In the picturesque, mythical college town of River City, the fabled university’s new science building has been erected on a slope leading down to the river. The school is justifiably proud of its new building. Its state-of-the-art labs and classrooms are a student magnet, and the envy of other institutions....
July 15, 2014 11:34
Geosynthetics is really an umbrella term for the vast array of materials that make up the world of engineered products. They are used for controlling erosion, covering soil, or for separating layers of soil. These products can also be used as soil stabilizer, even as drainage aids....

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In many ways, we are fortunate that, in our chosen profession, we are able to help people when certain disasters occur: the tornadoes in Missouri, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Georgia, the flooding in Louisiana, the snows in the northeastern part of the country, the rain in California, and the snow in Colorado....

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