Bio-engineering for Slope Stabilization and Sediment Control

3 DAY SEMINAR AGENDA, One day class and two days field instruction

Presented by Kay & Associates

 Introduction: Overview and Course objectives

 Regulatory requirements

 Video "Soil erosion and sediment control" - International Erosion Control Association.

 Types of Erosion and Solutions to Erosion Problems

 Mass Slope Movement

 Factors Influencing Erosion

 Use of temporary sediment control devices

 Bio-engineering techniques

 Combining Hard (Structural) Engineering with Bio-engineering

 Cut bank and steep slope stability problems

 Mature trees and slope stability


 Calculation of soil loss

 Tools and Equipment

 Maintenance and monitoring


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