Soil erosion is a threat to your property development

Concerned about soil erosion on your developments? Erosion can be more than an eyesore—it can also be dangerous for the environment. When soil is washed or blown away, you run the risk that any chemicals that you may use on the ground, such as pesticides and fertilizers, can find their way to other sections of the property—including your water supply. Obviously, this is something you want to avoid.

Other consequences include loss of topsoil, potential destabilization of built structures on your land and damage to structures downstream—which can cost a lot of money to restore.

Soil erosion solutions

The key to a healthy property, commercial and community alike, is ensuring that your topsoil is full of nutrients. These nutrients are essential in supporting the vegetation, which helps prevent soil erosion. 

Geoscape has many years’ experience restoring areas affected by soil erosion. On each project, we consider soil conditions, suitable vegetation, drainage areas and sizes, the staging/sequence of construction, site access, traffic control, equipment impact on the environment, storm effects, and effects on adjacent areas, so you can have confidence that the intended use of the property will have no negative side effects.

Soil erosion solutions include: 

  • Detention ponds and Basins
  • Drainage ditch or swell creation
  • Drainage grading
  • Erosion Control Blankets
  • Erosion Control Logs/Wattle
  • Erosion Control Matting
  • Inlet and outlet protection (rock)
  • Mulch and straw spreading
  • Sediment Basins
  • Storm Drain Inlet Protection
  • Silt fence installation