San Diego State University Soils Lab LA Basin 10 year storm equivalent 3:1 slope.
20 kg soil loss
45 kg soil loss
How to Install
Easy install and easy removal.
1. Prepare a smooth 12 in wide path
2. Place wattle with both aprons uphill for sidewalk; splash apron downhill for slope install.
3. Pin apron every 3 feet
4. Connect wattles with sleeve
5. Place 1 inch of dirt on apron or place apron in a 3 inch trench and backfill
6. To move or remove just pull up by hand and reuse or discard
Movable and reusable
20 times less soil loss than straw wattles
Have you seen those fiber-filled long plastic tubes along the highways and in construction sites? Well, those tubes are wattles; travel to any of the nearest construction sites near your home, and you will easily find these erosion control wattle there. We at Gator Guard provide erosion control wattle installation for various sites which can be reused several times to control stormwater runoff. These wattles are used around storm drains, construction sites, and low flow channels to prevent and control stormwater runoff. The wattles used for check dam erosion control are made with reusable material and cause 20 times less soil loss than the straw wattles.
All our wattles are made with recycled material that causes no harm to the environment and can be moved and reused over and over again easily. As these wattles are designed in a tubular structure, they also help in effectively control sediments at the site and prevent it from entering the drains. If you want to avoid erosion and to control runoff at your site of construction then contact us today for a top-notch erosion control wattle installation and prevent any sediment from entering into the drains; we thrive on delivering 100% satisfactory customer solutions to our clients.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. My SWPPP drawings show silt fence and fiber rolls. How can I use Gator Guard wattles as an alternative BMP?
A. Most agencies allow and encourage equal or better products to be substituted for silt fence and fiber rolls. Just write in the substitution on your plan, sign, and date it. If in doubt, check with your local agency first.*
*Do not use Gator Guard where a biodegradable product is required.
Q. What’s inside?
A. UV resistant geotextile stuffed with photo-degradable closed cell recycled foam (Standard Wattle has foam pieces, EXTREME Wattle has 6″ x 50″ rolled foam logs). Each wattle bundle contains 22 installation nails plus 2 zip ties for cut-to- fit and repairs.