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ESCA-BC: BC Conference & Show On Erosion & Sediment Control
Erosion & Sediment Control Association of British Columbia annual conference brings together working practitioners, product suppliers, and specialists in ESC for seminars & presentations, field demonstrations, and trade show.
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ESCA BC: Erosion & Sediment Control Association Of BC
Erosion & Sediment Control Association Of BC is the industry trade association whose goal is to raise the level of expertise in the erosion & sediment control field throughout BC, while increasing awareness of the Federal, Provincial, and Municipal regulations and bylaws, and promoting best management practices, throughout the industry.

GMA: Geosynthetic Materials Association
Geosynthetic Materials Association is North American trade association for the geosynthetics industry providing information and resources on geosynthetics.
Information Sources

ECTC: Resource Site On Erosion Control Mats & Blankets
Erosion Control Technology Council provides information on erosion mat and blanket products, techniques, list of links, and chart for designing effective control strategies for slopes and channels.

Erosion Control: Industry Magazine On Erosion & Sediment
Erosion Control industry magazine, official journal of the International Erosion Control Association, has archive of past articles, event listings, a glossary, and images on erosion and sediment control.
Procedures

CMHC: Retention Ponds For Stormwater & Erosion Control
CMHC guide describes how retention ponds, also called wet ponds, help reduce frequent peak stormwater discharges which controls downstream flooding and reduces scouring and erosion of streambanks.

GVRD: Guide For Construction Site Erosion & Sediment Control
Greater Vancouver Regional District describes contents of the Construction Site Erosion and Sediment Control Guide that is part of the Best Management Practices Guide for Stormwater. (PDF)

IRC: Drainage & Erosion At Construction Sites
Canadian Institute for Research in Construction bulletin outlines the problems, and principles that can be followed to control drainage and prevent erosion at construction sites. 1976 (PDF)

JLC: Smarter Site Work With Geosynthetics
Journal of Light Construction describes how to use versatile geosynthetic materials to reduce erosion, improve drainage, and boost the bearing capacity of the soil.
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