Soil Erosion Control Products
Reliable Products for Erosion Control
Erosion control requires products that are diverse, reliable, and equipped to handle the conditions of the project location. Addressing soil erosion that results from rainfall, water flows, wind, or stormwater runoff, these products stabilize areas to provide a firm foundation for vegetation and roads. They have been successfully used on construction sites, restoration projects, hills, lakes, and more.
Soil Erosion and Stormwater Management
View our Stormwater Control Guide to see the most common areas that need protection from job site runoff, and ways to best address soil erosion and implement stormwater management best practices. View the GEI Works infographic on Five Ways to Control Erosion on Your Site. GEI Works provides product solutions that support SWPPP documentation, help with regulatory compliance, and prevent water pollution.
Natural Fiber Coconut Coir Products
|Erosion Control Mats||Silt Check||Coir Wattles|
|Coir Weed Mat||Coir Blocks||Coir Logs|
Woven Geotextiles are most commonly chosen for locations that require high levels of soil stabilization. This includes placement under roads, driveways, railroads, rip rap, or other areas dealing with heavy objects or
Nonwoven Geotextiles are used for any location dealing with drainage or filtration. Due to their felt like exterior, water is able to flow more quickly through the fabric, keeping water flows high while still allowing particles to be effectively filtered out.
Not sure which geotextile will work best for you? View our Geotextile Functions Page.
Learn more about the causes of soil erosion and how geotextiles can manage and control erosion.
Erosion Control Silt Fence
Erosion Control Silt Fencing is a standard for any location dealing with displaced soil, sand, or sediment. Available in Economy, Contractor, and DOT Fabrics, these barriers can be quickly implemented to contain materials and prevent further erosion on your site.
Biodegradable Erosion Control Products
Biodegradable soil erosion control products are one of the most natural ways to stabilize and reinforce soil in your area. As an added benefit, these products will also naturally biodegrade over time, making them a perfect option for locations dealing with natural wildlife, vegetation, or environmentally sensitive areas.
Natural Fiber Products
Natural fiber products are often used in conjunction with seeds or vegetation. As the
mat stabilizes the soil area, vegetation and other materials are able to take root. Over time, rooted vegetation will form a natural erosion control barrier.
Natural fiber products include the following:
- Coir Products
- Straw Products
- Coco-Straw Fiber Products
- Excelsior/Wood Fiber Products
Stormwater Management Products
For many sites, soil and erosion control is also necessary around a site and within a water body. This is especially relevant for areas dealing with construction near water or for any location dealing with stormwater runoff. For stormwater management and control, products include the following:
Master the Specifics of Geotextiles:
- Geotextile Overview
- Micron Conversion
- DOT Information
- AASHTO Information
- Fabric for Dirt Roads
- Slit Film
Products for Erosion - See how these products can be implemented to help with various erosion problems around the world.
- Beach Erosion
- Coastal Erosion
- Soil Erosion Control
- Water Erosion
- Wind Erosion
- River Bank Erosion
- Weathering and Erosion
- River Bank Protection
- Shoreline Erosion Control
Learn About the Causes and Solutions:
Soil Erosion Control Facts
Erosion is the process of weathering and transport of solids (soil) from their original source to somewhere else. This process takes many forms. Soil can be eroded by wind, water, ice, down slope creep (gravity), or even living organisms (bio-erosion).
A major factor affecting soil erosion is the amount and type of ground cover. Ideal soil contains a mineral layer protected by a litter layer, and an organic layer. When the litter layer is removed, soil is more susceptible to erosion. To learn more, visit our page on the causes of soil erosion.You can also view our Products for Erosion Control page to see how customers have used Silt Fence, Coir Mats, and Turbidity Curtain for Erosion Control.
The use of natural or synthetic fiber has greatly helped to increase the strength of banks, roads, and rip rap areas. This has, in turn, helped to limit the amount of erosion present in various areas.
Learn how erosion control can Affect our Watersheds!
Visit our blog and view these related posts:
- Best Erosion Control Practices for Protecting Soil on Construction Sites.
- Preparation for a Rainy Day