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ASTM Publication collects standards on erosion, sediment control.

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May 16, 2012 - ASTM Standards on Erosion and Sediment Control Technology, 3rd Edition, features 76 ASTM specifications, test methods, practices, and guides for minimizing soil erosion and controlling sediment delivery to various receiving water bodies. Covering manufactured products and natural materials, standards address erosion and sedimentation processes caused by wind, rain, flowing water, and wave attack.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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ASTM International Standards on Erosion and Sediment Control Technology

Press release date: May 14, 2012

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-A new publication, ASTM Standards on Erosion and Sediment Control Technology, 3rd Edition, features 76 of the latest ASTM specifications, test methods, practices and guides for minimizing soil erosion and controlling sediment delivery to lakes, streams and other receiving water bodies. ASTM Standards on Erosion and Sediment Control Technology is a vital resource for designers, specifiers, landscape architects, developers, resource managers, excavation contractors, landscapers, site inspectors and permit enforcement personnel. The ASTM standards featured in the publication address erosion and sedimentation processes caused by wind, rain, flowing water and wave attack, and cover manufactured products and natural materials. Natural materials include soil, rock riprap and live materials, such as willows and grasses used for erosion and sediment control. Manufactured products include mulches and tackifiers, biodegradable blankets, turf reinforcement mats, sediment retention and filtration devices, gabions, grout-filled mats, geotextiles and articulating concrete block systems. ASTM Standards on Erosion and Sediment Control Technology, 3rd Edition, is available for $249 USD in print (450 pages; 8.5" x 11" soft cover; ISBN: 978-0-8031-7031-5; Stock #: EROSION12). To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 877-909-ASTM; sales@astm.org). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

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