Hillside Erosion Control
Slope & Soil Stabilization
Customer Question: I am looking for hillside erosion control that I can use for grassy slope/hill. I am looking for a natural solution and was wondering if there was any more information available about the coir.
Erosion Control Methods
For locations dealing with erosion control along hillsides, slopes, banks or other sloping areas, there are a couple of different coir options that may be able to help depending on the incline of your slope and the specifics of your location. Typical options used for this type of erosion control includes the following:
One of the most common erosion control options for hillside or slope stabilization is the Coir Erosion Control Mat. Constructed from a coir twine weave, these mats are often successfully placed along hillsides to help stabilize the area. Sizing and strength options for use in the following areas:
- 3:1 Slopes
- 2:1 Slopes
- Up to 1:1 Slops
- Flow Rates up to 16 fps
Coir mats are sold by the roll and can be installed to your location by stapes, stakes or other stabilization methods. Standard mats are design to biodegrade over a period of 4 to 6 years.
Another popular option for hillside stabilization are Coir Erosion Control Logs. Made a combination of coconut coir fibers and woven coir twine, these logs are often installed along the side of a hill to stabilize and control water flow. Coir logs offer the following features:
- 12", 16" or 20" Diameters
- 10' Standard Length
- Bristle Coir Twine Netting
- Interior Coconut Coir fibers
These logs are typically installed along the slope of hill to help stabilize the area.
If you have questions about products, give us a call at (+1) 772.646.0597 or toll free at (+1) 888.703.9889 or request a price quote.
Coir Material Advantages:
As a natural product, coir offers several advantages to help with hillside erosion control in your area. Some of these advantages include:
- Natural Ability to Biodegrade
- Forms and Enriches Soil
- Easy to Install
- Won't Harm Surrounding Wildlife
- Allows for Planting of Seeds before and after Installation
- Can be used in Water Areas or Banks