Erosion Control for Winter Construction

Erosion Control for Winter Construction By Cheyenne Hoffa, Resource Conservationist Controlling erosion and sediment on construction sites is a year-round battle. With winter right around the corner, the snow and ice that is to come will give the soil on site a break from active construction and rainfall. Once spring rolls around, you will be sure to see many of the erosion control practices in place failing due to snow and ice melt, which can produce high volumes of runoff. Be proactive by identifying areas that will be subject to concentrated flow during snow melt or winter rains. [...]