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Triton Turbidity Curtain

Turbidity Barriers & Silt Curtain USA Made

Made In the USA: Silt Barrier, Turbidity Curtain & Silt Curtain

Turbidity barriers, also known in the industry as floating curtains, silt barriers, or silt curtains, are floating barriers designed to contain and control the dispersion of floating turbidity or silt in a water body (how it works). GEI Works manufactures turbidity barriers for containing silt, including: Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Economy, Contractor, HD and Permeable barriers. Triton floating turbidity curtains are recommended stormwater BMP's and help keep construction sites in compliance by controlling silt and sediment in water and allowing it time to settle. Triton Turbidity Curtains are available in standard and custom models for every water condition and project need. See comparison guide.

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Standard Triton Turbidity Curtains USA Made
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type 1 turbidity curtains

Type 1 Silt Barrier
for Calm Water
type 2 turbidity curtain

Type 2 Silt Barrier
for Moving Water
type 3 turbidity curtain

Type 3 Silt Barrier
for Fast Water

Specialty Silt Curtains USA Made

type 3 DOT curtain

Permeable Silt Barriers
for high water flow areas.
barge dredging silt curtain

Dredging Curtains
for barge dredging
floating containment mat

Floating Containment Mat
for bridge or overwater work

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Choosing Your Triton Turbidity Barrier

Choosing the right turbidity barrier or floating silt curtain for your location is highly dependant on several different site conditions. We urge customers to consider several job site factors and conditions, including water flow/current speed, waves (height, frequency), wind (speed, direction), job type and duration to determine the right barrier. If you have any additional site-specific requirements, please let us know those conditions. To pick the correct barrier for your site, take a look at the chart below, or at our Triton Turbidity Curtain Comparison Guide (PDF). Submit Your Specs

CALM WATER CURTAINS: USA Made
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Type 1
Curtains
Type 1 Contractor 13 oz. PVC
4" Float


Calm, Still Water,
Water Flows 0 fps

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Type 1 Economy 13 oz. PVC
6" or 8" Float
Type 1 DOT 18 oz. PVC
6" or 8" Float
Type 1 Geo Curtain 8 oz. Nonwoven Geo

MOVING WATER CURTAINS: USA Made
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Type 2
Curtains
Type 2 Contractor 13 oz. PVC
4" Float, Top Tension Cable
Moderate Winds,
Water Flow less than 1 knot,
Waves under 2'
Type 2 DOT 18 oz. PVC
6" or 8" Float, Top Tension Cable
Type 2 HD 22 oz. PVC
6", 8", 12" Float, Top Tension Cable
Type 2 Permeable 22 oz. PVC w/ Geotextile Panel,
6", 8", 12" Float, Top Tension Cable

FAST WATER CURTAINS: USA Made
Standard & Custom Models
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Type 3
Curtains
Type 3 DOT 18 oz. PVC w/ Geotextile Panel Moderate Winds,
Water Flow less
than 1.5 knots,
Waves under 2'
Type 3HD 22 oz. PVC
Dual Tension Cable
Type 3 Permeable 22 oz. PVC w/ Geotextile Panel, Dual Tension Cable


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Floating Turbidity Barrier Accessories

turbidity barrier accessories


Learn More about Triton Turbidity Barriers

How does a Turbidity Curtain Work? Back to Top

Any time you are performing construction in or around a water body, the chance of pollution and/or suspended solids is high. In order to help limit the spread of these soilids, turbidity curtains are placed around work areas, job sites, and dredging locations. This is important because increased sediment, or disruption of sediment in water blocks sunlight for plants and harms aquatic life. Once turbidity barriers are implemented, solids are given increased time to naturally settle back down to the bottom of the water. This improves settling times for solids and helps protect natural resources from pollution. We offer Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, and custom models of Triton Silt Curtains (sometimes called turbidity fence) to fit your jobsite and specific applications.

silt barrier

Advantages:

  • Helps Sites Avoids Fines and Project Shut Downs
  • Limits the Spread of Particles
  • Controls and Contains Suspended Solids
  • Increases Settling Times
  • Lowers TSS Levels for Solids
  • Controls Displaced Solids
  • Protects Natural Habitats or Environmentally Sensitive Areas

Applications: Triton Floating Turbidity Curtains are designed to work in any location dealing with solids, particles, sediment or turbidity. Some of the most common locations include the following:

  • Dredging Operations
  • Marine Construction Jobs
  • Pile Cleaning and Extraction
  • Roadside Construction Work
  • Silt Containment Areas
  • Restoration Projects

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GEI Works, formerly Granite Environmental, is committed to finding the right solution for your project. We work with customers to find the best curtain model for your location. We work closely with contractors, engineers, owners, regulators and citizen groups to provide comprehensive and state of the art erosion prevention and turbidity control solutions.


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Qestions about any of silt containment and floating turbidity options? Give us a call at +1-772-646-0597 or submit a form and our team will be in contact to help you find the right barrier for your needs.

Technical Resources for Silt and Turbidity Curtains

boom barriersTurbidity and Silt Curtains are an integral part of our erosion control equipment and product line. With the introduction of the Clean Water Act (1998) and subsequent NPDES phase II (National Pollution Discharge Elimination System), regulations have hilighted the importance of protecting our water resources from pollutants. When used correctly, these curtains can be an effective BMP (best management practice) for most job sites and project location.

Check out further regulatory and educational resources below. Our experienced staff and archive of knowledge are always available to our clients Let us help you make your project successful.


Further Resources

Custom Triton Turbidity Barrier Solutions:

piling protection systemBelow you will find some of our custom turbidity curtains, including models to help with barge dredging, pilings and more.

Installation

Other Resources

Please feel free to also check out our other floating barriers Booms and Barriers Overview which shows our complete water barrier variety including debris booms, turbidity barriers, water baffles, and more.

For more information, visit our blog posts on turbidity curtains:


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