eNewsletter April 11, 2013
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- Silt Curtain Protects Historic Blue Hole
- Stormwater Equipment Manufacturers Association Announces New Board of Directors
- Tesmec Introduces New Line of Farm Drainage Trenchers
- Ship Repair Co. Fined for Water Pollution Violations
- FINN Unveils Online Dealer Training Program
- Profile Products Launches Online Video Library Resource
- CETCO Announces Merge of Lining & Remediation Teams
- Call for Submissions for Environmental Connection 2014
Land and Water • Volume 57, Number 2 March/April 2013
A spring creek near Gunnison, Colorado was experiencing serious erosion issues and was in need of restoration for suitable fish habitats. The current ranch owner recognized that the most valuable asset on the property was the extensive water rights and decided to develop them in a sustainable, responsible way. CFI Global Fisheries Management, a science-based fisheries enhancement company was brought in to head up the project. To see the full story, click here.
Totally Tubular Habitats, by Chris Kelsey, Geosynthetic technologies are playing a greater role in coastal restoration projects and mitigation banking, especially as habitat creation and restoration expand.
Silt Curtain Protects Historic Blue Hole, by Samantha Davino, A turbidity curtain is used, to protect a preserved area known as the Historic Blue Hole and its many aquatic plants and vegetation, when filling a large scour hole.
Slope Stabilization Along Roadsides in West Virginia Mountains, by John Slupecki, CPESC, Unsuccessful vegetation establishment at a West Virginia roadway project called for a geogrid solution that would conform to the slopes, protecting a nearby trout stream from storm runoff.
Restoring a Colorado Spring Creek for Fishery Enhancement, Once used strictly for irrigation, a Colorado spring creek is restored to create a high quality fishery, as well as restore and improve the fishery of an adjacent freestone creek.
Stormwater Reuse to Irrigate Municipal Parks, by Mark R. Statz, PE, Faced with stringent water quality and quantity standards, a small Minnesota city sought alternatives to conventional methods of managing stormwater.
Ponds & Lakes
Causes and Fixes for Eroding Pond Shorelines, by Bob Lusk, What exactly does it take to prevent erosion at a freshly built pond? Planning for erosion before it happens may save you and your wallet from a major headache later.
A Dune, a Dune! My Kingdom for a Dune!, by William E. Young, PWS, After super storm Sandy hit the east coast in 2012, many homeowners were reeling from the destruction left behind. But what did the towns with less damage have in common? A protective dune system.
LID Stormwater Designs
Columbia University Greens Up with Green Roofs, by Clayton Rugh, To aid in New York's stormwater management challenges, Columbia Univeristy opts for a green roof, to not only reduce pollution, but also improve water quality.
Almost Schooled by the Florida Pan Handle Soils, by Kurt Kelsey, M.S., CPESC, CPSWQ & John Slupecki, CPESC, A residential development in Florida's Emerald Coast struggled with the inability to retain soil on the site's slopes, as well as difficulties establishing vegetation. The project team needed to dig deep in the BMP toolbox to find the right product to solve the site's dilemma.
Restoration and Biodiversity Enhancement of Warrington's New Cut Canal and Urban Ecology Park, by Rod Tyler, The Woolston New Cut Canal was once used as a bypass route, but after the canal fell into disrepair an opportunity to showcase novel wetland and contaminated land restoration techniques was created.
Index to Past Articles
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