Sheetflow Erosion Control Erosion Control for the CESCL

November 10, 2020

What’s Wrong with this Photo?

Photo: David Jenkins-Sheetflow Erosion Control

What’s wrong with this photo? On first glance, it looks like a peaceful pathway across a stormwater swale. In reality, it is two compost socks that need to be overlapped and one burlap silt fence that needs maintenance.

September 30, 2020

Slope Covered with Plastic

View of slope on Site 25 Habitat Restoration Project. Photo: David jenkins

We have covered a slope above the Duwamish Waterway with plastic until landscaping occurs in December. The contractor has done a great job overlapping the plastic sheets and securing them with sand bags.

July 29, 2020

Install Compost Socks

Photo: David Jenkins

Install Compost socks with an overlap on each end to maintain a continuous berm. 8 to 12 inches works well. Consider this when figuring out how many you need to order.

June 17, 2020

Silt Fence Overlap

Photo: David Jenkins
Photo: David Jenkins

This is one option for splicing two pieces of silt fence together. Fortunately, this is a low risk application around a short term Groco compost stockpile.

February 13, 2020

Silt Fence Overlap

Video: David Jenkins

In this video, I show a method for installing a silt fence overlap.

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