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Rock Rolls – Effective Erosion Control

Rock rolls arrive in bundles with certified lifting straps

Rock Rolls offer flexibility and the fact they arrive on site pre-filled with stone greatly reduces installation time and therefore cost, compared to in-situ filled gabions. Rock rolls and mattresses can also be installed during live flow situations, which is not possible with standard gabions.

Tough Test on The Teme

River Teme 4 machines placing fill

The River Teme is a sensitive SSSI and SAC river and over 150 metres of severe bank erosion was threatening a National Grid pipeline. Salix were the lead Design and Build Contractor offering a hybrid bank protection solution.  The toe of the eroded bank was stabilised with a graded riprap below average water level and … Continue reading Tough Test on The Teme »

Spillways Surge Ahead!

B5106 looking towards Llanrwst floods

Salix have extensive experience of spillway protection offering advice to engineers involved in this area of expertise. Our VMax range of Composite Turf Reinforcement Mats (CTRMs) including VMax C350, VMax P550 and ready grown turf TC125 are products available exclusively from Salix as sole UK distributors. Approved by panel engineers working under the Reservoir Act, Salix … Continue reading Spillways Surge Ahead! »