Simple Ways to Reduce Erosion on Construction Sites

images (36)Among the main problems encountered during the cleanup of a construction site are filtering and sediment control issues. Construction projects produce twenty-two hundred tons per acres of erosion each year. It is an incredibly common concern for the construction industry, and it is important to know how to help prevent this event for the safety of the people around the construction site as well as the environment.

Erosion occurs due inclement weather and large bodies of water, which can cause soil & sludge to rapidly spread throughout construction sites. This is one of the leading sources of toxins, nutrients, and sediments that can pollute waterways and streams. Grading or altering undisturbed land increases the erosion rate, resulting in the construction industry generating millions of tons of sediments every single year. This is a huge risk that can result in bigger fines due to building violations.

Erosion prevention methods can be done by combining practices and having efficient construction products. Practices to control depend on the type of the construction activity as well as the site’s conditions – a grassy site with low inclines will need