Soil Erosion Control Program
Welcome to Washtenaw County's Soil Erosion Control Program homepage. The program purpose is to provide protection of surface water and the environment from the adverse impacts of earth changes by assuring appropriate design and implementation of soil erosion and sedimentation control measures within Washtenaw County,
Do you live in a subdivision? Perhaps you shop at local big box stores or use public parking facilities?
Ever wonder what the black fencing around construction sites is and what it is used for? It's called Silt Fence and is used on construction sites for sediment control. Silt fence is designed to be used as a perimeter sediment control device to keep eroded soil particles from leaving construction sites.