The Importance of Silt Barriers

Silt curtain

With every project comes certain rules and regulations. Everything must be properly done and implemented for it to pass inspection and allow you to proceed with your project. If yours involves sediment and silt on any real level, a common regulation involves implementing some sort of silt barrier.

A silt barrier effectively keeps silt out of the waterways surrounding the property on which you are working on your project. From dam installation to dredging to marina and harbor projects, using a silt barrier helps protect people and wildlife from harmful silt and sediment. When these properties get into streams and waterways, it affects more than you may even think, from the water we drink to the water we use to launder clothes to the water that wild animals drink out of in streams and ponds. So reducing the volume of silt can lead to better health for all.


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