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Erosion Control Services

Erosion Control is probably the most serious & expensive problem for stormwater ponds. Erosion repair costs often climb to hundreds of thousands & sometimes millions of dollars. 


Beautiful Ponds can rebuild most eroded shorelines. More importantly, the Beautiful Ponds lake management program stops erosion before it progresses to a dangerous & costly level. Almost all stormwater repair projects are in the mild to moderate category. 


Most communities recognize erosion problems before repair is necessary. Shoreline protection & stabilization with aquatic plants & filter zones is all they need. 


Here are some articles to help you take charge of your community’s erosion risks.


Impacts of erosion

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This two-foot drop posed a safety risk for dog walkers, children & landscape mowers.

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When this lakeshore eroded, the homeowner on the left (closer to the lake) lost his homeowners insurance because his house was too close to the lake.

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Irrigation pipes are clearly in the water. It’s better to recognize erosion early. Fortunately for this community, the back yards were particularly deep & this erosion did not threaten landscape or the homes.

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Low-cost, amateur repairs like this are unsightly, unprofessional & prone to failure. Don’t let a well-meaning, volunteer handyman fix your erosion. 

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Tilapia (fish) compound erosion. The circles in the sand were all dug out by fish.  See Fish Stocking & Harvesting for more information on these fish.

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This community didn’t recognize an erosion problem. 


Contact Beautiful Ponds before your erosion gets any worse. Learn how to 

  • evaluate erosion

  • prioritize the erosion areas

  • formulate a restoration plan​

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