Our Top 4 Shoreline Erosion, Restoration & Prevention Articles
February 1st, 2021
It may take years for your shoreline to erode away or it could happen in a matter of weeks. No matter the situation, shoreline erosion is an undesirable and often dangerous site with unpleasant side effects. Take a look at some of our most popular articles about shoreline erosion control, its many causes, and the most effective professional solutions for restoration and stabilization:
Bioengineered shorelines are a modern solution for an age-old problem – one that has only gotten worse as urban development increases. Shoreline erosion and sedimentation can occur as a result of a number of factors, including uninhibited stormwater runoff, persistent recreation, or careless landscaping. Get the lowdown on one of the newest and most effective solutions available to stakeholders and consider if it’s the right option for you.
See how SOLitude transformed the eroded and dangerous lake banks of a premier sporting community in lowcountry, SC into a beneficial living shoreline. In just over a week, the team reestablished stability and beauty that matched the expectations of this high-end community. As a result, fishing, horseback riding, and other recreational activities in the area have resumed and will be able to safely continue for many years to come!
Battling poison cottonmouth moccasins and 70 degree slopes, our team was able to restore 1,850 ft of shoreline to a Florida Keys community. In this detailed case study, learn how we accomplished a difficult erosion control project that allowed residents to regain six feet of their backyard shorelines, helping to improve property values and enhance the reputation of the community.
A Tampa, FL community had long experienced erosion problems around the five ponds located on their property. The waterbodies were relied on for stormwater collection, but over time runoff had degraded the shorelines and reduced the depth and volume necessary to keep the ponds functional. The SOLitude team utilized a combination of bioengineered shoreline technology and dredging to help restore the ponds to their original form and function.
SOLitude Lake Management is a nationwide environmental firm committed to providing sustainable solutions that improve water quality, enhance beauty and preserve natural resources. SOLitude’s team of aquatic scientists specializes in the development and execution of customized lake, stormwater pond, wetland and fisheries management programs. Services include water quality testing and restoration, algae and aquatic weed control, installation and maintenance of fountains and aeration systems, shoreline erosion control, muck and sediment removal and invasive species management. SOLitude partners with homeowners associations, golf courses, private landowners, businesses and municipalities. SOLitude Lake Management is part of Rentokil, a leading business services company, operating across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Do you think bioengineered shorelines are the right solution for your waterbody? Contact SOLitude’s erosion control experts today!