ENCAP Erosion Control Minute – Temporary Sediment Traps

The next episode of the ENCAP Erosion Control Minute will feature a standard sediment control practice which is applicable on most any construction site. The use of temporary sediment traps to contain runoff and capture sediment is a tried and true sediment control practice. Temporary sediment traps are applicable for small drainage areas and designed to be easily constructed and maintained. This common practice includes a few keys to design and construction which will be described in this episode.