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EROSION CONTROL | SHORELINE RESTORATION | EROSION RESTORATION

Florida Erosion Control Services

Quality in affordable erosion control services and erosion restoration.
Specializing in the Geotec Tube restoration system.

Erosion Repair Services

Geotec Tube Erosion Control Advantages:

Our erosion control techniques are helping to meet the growing demand for cost effective shoreline erosion repair.
Because of past developers unrestricted dredging for fill to build upon, shoreline erosion has affected many developments, homeowners associations, golf courses, and private residences throughout the southern United States.

Shoreline Restoration, Erosion Control,
Land Stabilization, & Environmental Preservation

Our Erosion Control Geotec Tube is a sturdy polypropylene geotextile (woven or non-woven) that has been engineered specifically for shoreline erosion control. Our geotextile technology offers an affordable solution for dealing with shoreline restoration, erosion control, land stabilization and environmental preservation. Working on the basic principle of containment, de-watering and consolidation, the Geotec Tube stabilizes the underlying shoreline and creates a barrier against further erosion. Our eco-friendly geotextile tube technology restores your shoreline to its original condition while increasing soil stability, promoting drainage, and providing long lasting erosion control.

Property owners, golf course superintendents, lake managers, and government agencies who are eager to improve their lakes and shorelines while controlling expenses have found the Geotec Tube to be the perfect solution. With current budgets being tighter than ever, the Geotec Tube has proved to be the most cost effective method of erosion control while providing the greatest natural aesthetics.

Our shoreline restoration technique involves recycling sand and organic material from the adjacent body of water. This removes the need to bring in costly material and the potential of damage caused by heavy equipment. Once the shoreline has been completely restored, any type of foliage can be planted and it can be safely walked on or driven on by machinery. Our Erosion Control experts will design and create the perfect landscape for you!

Every year, erosion causes millions of dollars in damage to the shorelines of public and private properties. Without adequate protection, this degrading land can cause very significant and costly damage. So please browse our site and learn about how Erosion Restoration can restore your property's natural charm and prevent further erosion.

Our Erosion Restoration Expertise:

The Florida Water Management Districts (FWMD) has "set the standard" regarding the installation of ALL methods of erosion repair. Studies have shown that the Geotec Tube system is the most cost effective, long-term option accepted by the SFWMD. Having proven itself over many years, ASR has decided to focus primarily on the Geotec Tube system.

ASR has a working relationship with engineers from the Florida Water Management Districts through out the State of Florida. ASR values this relationship and will continue to meet or exceed their specs for the Geotec-Tube method of shoreline maintenance.

cost effective shoreline erosion repair
cost effective shoreline erosion repair
cost effective shoreline erosion repair


American Shoreline Restoration is proud to offer the Geotec Tube Erosion Control System. At 25% of the cost of conventional bulkheads or seawalls, the Geotec Tube is the most cost effective and environmentally responsible shore line erosion control system available.

Shoreline erosion is a serious issue in Florida and continues to grow worse due to poor lake development standards, hurricanes and heavy rain. Erosion problems are easily solved by installing the Geotec Tube erosion control system. Shoreline restoration is also easily achieved by the installation of the Geotec Tube erosion control system.

The Geotec Tube is constructed from the highest quality Polypropylene non-woven geotextile sewn together to form a custom diameter tube. The tube is interconnected along the waters edge, then a small sand pump is used to fill the tube with the same sand and organic material that has been eroding into the lake or canal. The final result is a long lasting, fully contained sand filter barrier that will stabilize the bank from erosion and filter rainwater and irrigation runoff driven.

The Geotec Tube erosion barrier can be installed on any shoreline contour or stacked pyramid fashion to create a more substantial barrier to protect against soil erosion during heavy rains. Once the Geotec Tube is sodded, the durability and life span is unlimited. Shoreline restoration is easy to obtain and erosion control has never been more simple.

Erosion control is the practice of preventing or controlling wind or water erosion in agriculture, land development and construction. This sometimes involves the creation of a physical barrier, such as vegetation or rock, to absorb some of the energy of the wind or water that is causing the erosion. Effective erosion controls are important in preventing water pollution and soil loss. Erosion control may arise in natural areas, agricultural settings or urban environments, the latter of which is often characterized as stormwater run off. On construction sites, they are often implemented in conjunction with sediment controls such as sediment basins and silt fences.

Florida Erosion Control

What exactly is dredging and why is it important? After some research, I got a general idea of what dredging entailed, and the reason why it is done. “Dredging is an excavation activity or operation usually carried out at least partly underwater, in shallow seas or fresh water areas with the purpose of gathering up bottom sediments and disposing of them at a different location.” For example, dredging is often used on beaches to replenish sand that has been lost due to coastal erosion. Beach erosion is one of the most common, and usually more severe, examples of erosion since essentially the beach itself is a shoreline connecting land and water. Thus, water movement against a landform can cause erosion.

Other common reasons for dredging are maintenance (to maintain navigable waterways and lakes after too much sediment and silt is built up), land reclamation (“dredging is used to mine sand, clay or rock from the seabed and using it to construct new land elsewhere,”), containment remediation (“reclaim areas that have been affected by chemical spills or storm water surges and other soil contaminations,”), and removing trash and debris (non-natural material from lakes).

The dredging process is done with a dredge device. There are multiple dredge devices depending on the job scope. There are suction dredgers which operate like large vacuum cleaners. Again there are many different types of suction dredgers for different jobs. For example, cutter-section dredgers are used for hard surfaces like rock or gravel, and the more powerful the cutter, the easier it is to excavate hard surfaces without having to blast anything. Hopper dredges are used to remove excess water when dredging, so the amount of sediment being removed weighs less and can contain more slurry. When the hopper is full, it carries all the sediment/slurry to a dump site and it is released from the hopper. It is similar to a crane, but used more specifically for maintenance dredging.

As already explained, dredging is one method for erosion repair; however, it is for more extreme erosion (such as beaches). Overall, the dredging process is not generally used for typical shoreline erosion control such as on golf courses, community lakes and private homeowners. The Geotec Tube , for example, is a better erosion control solution in those instances.

Erosion Control becomes necessary because  wind and water often act with devastating effect on human life and property.  These effects can be delivered as suddenly as a hurricane, or with equal devastation over a period of time as tide, river current, or storm water runoff erode land and property.  

American Shoreline Restoration is experienced in working with civilian and government engineers on both small and large projects to ensure the best erosion control products are planned and installed.  

Successful erosion control example: The benefit's of carefully planned aesthetic erosion control prevention is evident in American Shoreline Restoration projects all across the South East USA. 

Erosion Control & Reclamation

Erosion Reclamation: When prevention fails, reclamation measures must be undertaken to restore a safe and useful habitat.  American Shoreline Restoration is an experienced provider of reclamation services. 

Shoreline Renovation: American Shoreline Restoration is experienced with large and small scale shore renovation and reclamation.  The past decade has produced devastating storms along Florida's Gulf coast.  American Shoreline Restoration's main office in Palm Beach Florida is trained, staffed, and equipped to handle these needs.

Pervious Pavers, Geotextiles, and Bio-Mass are the Center of our Technological Solutions

Innovative erosion control products:  As urban density increases, civil engineers and building architects face an increasing challenge in storm water management and erosion prevention. 

Innovative erosion control products are helping civil engineers and building architects combat the unwanted effects of wind and water and stabilize construction environments.

Three distinct erosion control product groups form the foundation of the technical solution.

American Shoreline Restoration is expert in the design and implementation of state-of-the art products to achieve a functional, permanent, and aesthetic solution to erosion control challenges

 

 

EROSION CONTROL NEWS:

Lake Erosion Repair & Control

Erosion control is a concern across the world. Soil erosion has affected land all over the world. Erosion Control stops the shifting of soil particles due to devastating impacts of rainfall, wind and waves. Soil erosion is a natural process, but in many cases human activity drastically speeds up this process. After the soil particles have shifted, the creation of gullies, cracks and severe dryness begins.

Erosion control prevents loss of property and shoreline destruction which affects property value as well as many aspects of the ecosystem, affecting plants, flowers, vegetation and crops because the soil does not contain enough nutrients to help them grow healthily. Erosion restoration should begin with erosion control methods. Prevention methods should be determined by the depth and severity of soil erosion which has occurred.

Erosion control methods will help keep your soil healthier and more hospitable for plants and flowers. The best management practices in helping to promote erosion control are a physical, chemical, structural or managerial practice that prevents, reduces or treats contamination of water or which prevents or reduces soil erosion.

Erosion control management practices can be the most simple and effective measures that can be taken in order to retain sediments to the area of erosion. There are a few management practices that can help you protect and create an erosion barrier.

The Geotec Tube is constructed from the highest quality Polypropylene non-woven geometries which is sewn together to form a custom diameter tube. The geotec tube erosion barrier is interconnected along the waters edge, then a small sand pump is used to fill the tube with the same sand and organic material that has been eroding into the lake or canal. The final result is a long lasting, fully contained sand filter barrier that will stabilize the bank from erosion and filter rainwater and irrigation run off.

The Geotec Tube erosion barrier can be installed on any shoreline contour or stacked pyramid fashion to create a more substantial barrier to protect against soil erosion during heavy rains. Once the Geotec Tube is sodded, the durability and life span is unlimited. Shoreline restoration is easy to obtain and erosion control has never been more simple.

Many other management practices can be used in addition for maximized erosion control results . One example of an erosion control management practice is that of surface roughening, which will help reduce runoff velocity and allow for infiltration, sediment trapping, and supporting the establishment of vegetative cover.

Another method that is used in order to promote healthy erosion control is to spread a thick layer of mulch in the area in which erosion restoration is necessary. Mulch is is a group of organic and inorganic materials that prevents the movement of the soil by influence of the wind and rain, this can drastically help in erosion prevention.

Another tactic that can be very useful are the use of erosion blankets. Erosion control blankets are mats comprised of organic fibers or inorganic materials help by synthetic or biodegradable netting. These prevent erosion from exposed soils in channels on slopes, or as a wet weather measure.

A listing some erosion control links;

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erosion_control
landscaping.about.com
erosioncontrolnetwork.com

www.ectc.org
erosioncontrolblanket.com
laspilitas.com/garden/howto
www.dirtglue.com
erosioncontrol.com
geotextile.com
stormcon.com
profileproducts.com
finncorp.com
remfilters.com
smartditch.com
slopetame2.com
environmentalsitemgt.com
onetonbag.com
stormwaterusa.com

Erosion Control West Palm Beach

We offer erosion control services in West Palm Beach, Wellington, Royal Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter and Lake Worth as well as across the State of Florida. American Shoreline Restorations erosion control and erosion repair can offer your HOA or POA erosion repair options not offered by most lake management services, while maintaining your landscape aesthetics. We stay updated on the most current and elite training in erosion control practices, and we develop our techniques precisely to take advantage of all the new standards so that we may supply our clients with the finest attainable solutions. We keep our pricing very competitive so you can get the best service at a price that's right - Dependable erosion control is our standard at americanshorelinerestoration.com. So if you're trying to find the most ideal erosion control specialist in West Palm Beach FL, allow us to offer you professional services for the best price. Everything we do is about "erosion control" is what we do better than most. Call us today 888-753-7633

American Shoreline Restoration (ASR) is the leader in affordable shoreline restoration. ASR is family owned and operated and focuses mainly on Geotec Tube erosion control system installations. The Geotec Tube is installed from the water with no impact on existing landscape or property use. Geotec Tube erosion control applications include hundreds of golf courses, city, county and state governmental agencies, as well as homeowners associations, private residences and Orlando theme parks.

 

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Erosion control is the practice of preventing or controlling wind or water erosion in agriculture, land development and construction. This sometimes involves the creation of a physical barrier, such as vegetation or rock, to absorb some of the energy of the wind or water that is causing the erosion. Effective erosion controls are important techniques in preventing water pollution and soil loss. Erosion control may arise in natural areas, agricultural settings or urban environments, the latter of which is often characterized as storm water runoff driven.

American Shoreline Restoration (ASR) quality affordable shoreline restoration. ASR is family owned and operated and focuses mainly on Geotec Tube erosion control system installations. The Geotec Tube is installed from the water with no impact on existing landscape or property use. Geotec Tube erosion restoration applications include hundreds of golf courses, city, county and state governmental agencies, as well as homeowners associations, private residence and Orlando theme parks.

See Industry Web sites like; erosioncontrol.ws & erosionrepair.us

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