Comparing Sediment Control Barriers and Other BMP Products

Sediment control barriers and best management practice (BMP) products play a crucial role in preserving the environment and preventing soil erosion. The installation of these products on [...]

The Curtain Ballast: Why Your Turbidity Barrier Needs One

If you work in the environmental and civil engineering industries, chances are you have worked with a turbidity barrier before. These floating silt curtains are designed to control sediment [...]

Which Type of Silt Curtain is Right For Your Job?

You may have heard of a silt curtain before, but most likely not by that name. Silt curtains, known by many as turbidity barriers, prevent the migration of silt and sediment from work sites into [...]

Floating Turbidity Barrier Installation – Understanding the Process

The purpose of a floating turbidity barrier is to prevent the migration of sediment from a worksite into nearby waterways. Offering a wide range of benefits, they are commonly used during [...]

Exploring the Difference Between An Oil and Silt Containment Boom

An oil containment boom and a silt containment boom are both used to protect the integrity of water sources near job sites. Since these products resemble one another on the surface, it’s easy to [...]

Frequently Asked Questions About Floating Turbidity Barriers

When it comes to turbidity barriers, there’s a lot to know. With so many applications and industries that rely on them, there are many questions to answer. We’ve put together a collection of [...]

Turbidity Barriers 101 – Understanding The Basics

Turbidity barriers, also known as turbidity or silt curtains, contain excess suspended sediment created by construction in or around a body of water. Their use protects ecologically sensitive [...]

IWT Supplies Fish Exclusion Barriers for River Capping Project

IWT and Spilldam Environmental continue their tradition of innovative designs for specialty containment and turbidity curtains for the marine industry by supplying the fish exclusion barriers to [...]