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Triton Type 1 Silt Curtains Type 1 Silt Curtains turbidity curtain proudly manufactured in the USA

Type 1 Turbidity Barrier for Calm Water Areas


type 1 turbidity curtains

Each Triton Type 1 silt barrier is specifically designed to containing sediment effectively in calm water areas such as swales, ditches, canals, small ponds, lakes, and harbors. Made in the USA and available in low cost, short term, and long term models, these silt barriers surround projects to increase settling times and prevent spreading of materials. Not sure which type of turbidity barrier you need? See our Turbidity Curtain Selection Guide.


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Choosing a Triton Type 1 Silt Barrier Model


Choosing the right type 1 turbidity barrier model for your location is dependent on your location and the type of conditions placed on the curtain. The chart below explains some of the most common uses for each of our type 1 turbidity curtain models.

Triton Type 1 Silt Curtain Specifications


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Product
Triton
Contractor
Triton
Economy
Triton
DOT
Flyers and Drawings
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Fabric

Fabric
13 oz. PVC
13 oz. PVC
18 oz. PVC
8 oz. Nonwoven Geo

Design

Flotation
4" Float

6" or 8" Float

6" or 8" Float
4" or 6" Float
Standard Length
25', 50' or 100'
50' or 100'
50' or 100'
50' or 100'
Depth
3' - 10'
3' - 20'
3' to 20'
3' - 10'

Components

Section Connectors
Grommets

Grommets

Grommets
Grommets
Bottom Ballast Chain
3/16" Ballast Chain
3/16" Ballast Chain
1/4" Ballast Chain
5/16" Ballast Chain
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Additional Information on Calm Water Silt Curtains
Additional Options

All curtains have an 8" Float Option, Stainless Steel Components, Alternative Fabrics, Additional Fittings, and Zinc Anode Additions are available for extended use.


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calm water turbidity barrier


Type 1 Silt Barrier Uses and Applications
Triton Type 1
Contractor
type 1 turbidity curtain
Calm waters with short term requirements and low silt levels. (Features a 4" float).
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Triton Type 1
Economy
type 1 turbidity curtain
Perfect for areas with calm water and short term requirements. (Features a 6" or 8" float)
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Triton Type 1
DOT
type 1 dot turbidity curtain
DOT projects, calm water areas, or longer term silt control projects.
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Silt Curtain Applications:type 2 turbidity curtain

  • Marine Construction Sites
  • DOT Road Repair
  • Small Pond or Lake Work Activities
  • Marinas or Harbors
  • Calm Water Silt and Turbidity Control
  • Silt Screens for Small Construction Areas

Type 1 Turbidity Curtain Accessories:

marine anchor kits

Anchor Kits: Anchoring is important to your project's success. Without proper anchoring, your Type 1 Silt Barrier WILL fail.

Marker Lights and Buoys: Buoys and Marker Lights are used for demarcation and will help keep you in compliance.

Tow Bridles: Tow Bridles help distribute weight and prevent damage during deployment and adjustment.

View our Ground Anchor Installation and Silt Curtain Anchoring Instructions.


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geotextile silt curtain Alternative Silt Barrier Models


Permeable Type 1 silt curtains are also available for areas that required constant filtration of silt and sediment. Geo Curtains (shown right) are made entirely of 8 oz. nonwoven fabric and are almost always used in short term applications.

 

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Silt Barrier Advantages:

  • Economical Silt Control
  • Easy to Connect and Install
  • Helps Keep Sites in Compliance
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  • Often in Stock
  • Effective Control in Shallow or Slow Moving Areas

Load Carrying Components:

Since Type 1 turbidity curtain models are designed specifically for calm water areas, the load carrying components for the curtain will typically be the base fabric (13 oz. or 18 oz. PVC) and the bottom ballast chain (3/16"). If you are dealing with an area that has currents, waves, tides, or flows, please check out our Moving Water Type 2 Turbidity Barriers, and Fast Water Type 3 Silt Curtains.

Other Turbidity Control Options


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Other Turbidity Barriers

Other Filtering Devices

See what the EPA says about staying in compliance with water discharge.

Questions? We can help! Call our team at +1-772-646-0597 or fill out our quote request form to discuss your requirements.