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Turbidity Curtain & Boom Colors

Question: What color options are there for boom and silt barriers? I see that you have options like yellow, but I need a dark, less less intrusive color for an environmental area.

Answer: The standard color for boom and silt curtain is high visibility yellow; however, there are several other boom colors* available.

GEI Works' debris boom and turbidity curtains are manufactured using 8 oz nonwoven geotextile (black) fabric, or more commonly 13 oz, 18 oz, or 22 oz PVC fabrics. The weight of the fabric needed is determined by the water conditions surrounding your project. Not all boom colors are available for all fabric weights. Please contact us for specific information about available color options for your project.


Yellow color turbidity curtainYellow
Yellow is the default color quoted for boom or silt curtain projects, unless you specify otherwise. Yellow is widely used because of it's high visibility in even the roughest water conditions. All products are quoted in yellow, unless otherwise indicated.


Orion oange color containment boomOrange
Orange is another high visibility fabric color, helpful in alerting boaters to the presence of your protected area and the floating barrier in place. If you're interested in using orange fabric for your boom or silt curtain, please let your GEI Works customer service representative know (products are quoted in yellow, unless otherwise indicated).


Triton Silt Curtain green colorGreen
Green fabric is often used where an uninterrupted visual setting is important. Green barriers are less obvious, blending in more peacefully with the surroundings. Green is more frequently used in waterways with no (or low horsepower) boat traffic. Please take into consideration boater safety, and local regulations regarding visual demarcation of waterway obstructions. If you're interested in using green fabric for your boom or curtain, please let your GEI Works specialist know (products are quoted in yellow, unless otherwise indicated).


Orion containment boom blue colorBlue
Blue fabric is generally used where a lower visibility impact is desired in blue water environments. It's popular for use in waterways with no (or low horsepower) boat traffic. Please take into consideration boater safety, and local regulations regarding visual demarcation of waterway obstructions. If you're interested in using blue fabric, please let your GEI Works specialist know (products are quoted in yellow, unless otherwise indicated).

Black
Black fabric is commonly used where a lower visibility impact is desired in darker or murkier waters. It's most frequently used in waterways with no (or low horsepower) boat traffic. Please take into consideration boater safety, and any local regulations regarding visual demarcation of waterway obstructions. If you're interested in using black fabric for your boom or curtain, please let your GEI Works specialist know (products are quoted in yellow, unless otherwise indicated).

*Please note: Not all colors are available in lighter weight fabrics, and additional charges may apply. See full selection of booms and barriers.


If you have any additional questions, or are unsure which product you need please contact our GEI Works team at
1-772-646-0597