Restore your lake and retention pond shores and embankments with professionally installed Flexamat and other eco-friendly geotextiles.
Lake embankment erosion due to changes in water levels and wind generated wave action will cause diminished property lines, undermine root systems of trees and damage structures.
Prepping for Flexamat tied concrete mat system requires re-establishing embankments with soil or even dredge waste if dredging is required. Flexamat is a long-term solution to provide protection at the transition zone where the erosion is occurring.
Allow L.E.W. Inc. to help you restore your banks and shorelines of your lakes and retention ponds. Flexamat tied concrete mat system is an erosion
control mat consisting of concrete blocks embedded into a high-strength geo-grid.
Flexamat is supplied with a synthetic backing to help shield underlying soil until vegetation can become established.
The placement of a geotextile under the flexible mat may be required depending on
the wave chop expected. Once the mats are installed, they are back filled with topsoil and vegetation. Vegetation can be established over the Flexamat by seeding or sodding. Fortify your property from future erosion guaranteed.
Geobags are another strategy of restoring embankments using hand or mechanical dredging near shorelines filling the bags with lost soil from the retention pond or lake. Sod can be added on top allowing for a seamless extension of property.
Every job is unique and carries its own set of challenges. LEW Inc. has over 30 years of experience offering time proven advice for bank restoration.
Strategy development is important giving our clients peace of mind as we move forward in the bank restoration process. This also includes a free estimate of the services to be performed allowing everyone to move forward in confidence.
There are steps to bank restoration. These steps will differ depending on which geotextile is used.LEW Inc. will keep clients informed of what to expect during the bank restoration process.
Embankment fortification with soil or geo-bags will be necessary depending on which bank restoration strategies used. This will help establish original property lines
Flexamat can be rolled into place or geo-bags filled as soil stabilizer solutions
Once geotextile to replace seed or sod can be applied over the top covering the geotextile allowing for solid root systems once established can be mounted safely with the tractor.