Erosion and Sediment Control Planning and Design Manual

Cover and Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - North Carolina Sedimentation and Control Law

Chapter 2 - Processes and Principles of Erosion and Sedimentation

Chapter 3 - Vegetation Considerations

Chapter 4 - Preparing the Erosion and Sedimentation Control Plan

Chapter 5 - Overview of Erosion and Sedimentation Control Practices

Chapter 6 - Practices and Specifications
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Chapter 6 - Practices and Specifications
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I. Site preparation

  • 6.01 Construction Sequence Schedule
  • 6.02 Land Grading
  • 6.03 Surface Roughening
  • 6.04 Topsoiling
  • 6.05 Tree Preservation and Protection
  • 6.06 Temporary Gravel Construction Entrance/Exit

II. Surface Stabilization

  •  6.10 Temporary Seeding
  • 6.11 Permanent Seeding
  • 6.12 Sodding
  • 6.13 Trees, Shrubs, Vines, and Ground Covers
  • 6.14 Mulching
  • 6.15 Riprap
  • 6.16 Vegetative Dune Stabilization
  • 6.17 Rolled Erosion Controlled Products
  • 6.18 Compost Blankets

III. Runoff Control Measures

  • 6.20 Temporary Diversions
  • 6.21 Permanent Diversions
  • 6.22 Diversion Dike (Perimeter Protection)
  • 6.23 Right-of-Way Diversions (Water Bars)
  • 6.24 Riparian Area Seeding 

IV. Runoff Conveyance Measures

  • 6.30 Grass-Lined Channels
  • 6.31 Riprap and Paved Channels
  • 6.32 Temporary Slope Drains
  • 6.33 Paved Flume (Chutes)

V. Outlet Protection

  • 6.40 Level Spreader
  • 6.41 Outlet Stabilization Structure

VI. Inlet Protection

  • 6.50 Excavated Drop Inlet Protection (Temporary)
  • 6.51 Hardware Cloth and Gravel Inlet Protection (Temporary)
  • 6.52 Block and Gravel Inlet Protection (Temporary)
  • 6.53 Sod Drop Inlet Protection
  • 6.54 Rock Doughnut Inlet Protection
  • 6.55 Rock Pipe Inlet Protection

VII. Sediment Traps and Barriers

  • 6.60 Temporary Sediment Trap
  • 6.61 Sediment Basin
  • 6.62 Sediment Fence (Silt Fence)
  • 6.63 Rock Dam
  • 6.64 Skimmer Sediment Basin
  • 6.65 Porous Baffles
  • 6.66 Compost Sock 

VIII. Stream Protection

  • 6.70 Temporary Stream Crossing
  • 6.71 Permanent Stream Crossing
  • 6.72 Vegetative Streambank Stabilization
  • 6.73 Structural Streambank Stabilization
  • 6.74 Buffer Zones

IX. Other Related Practices

  • 6.80 Construction Road Stabilization
  • 6.81 Subsurface Drain
  • 6.82 Grade Stabilization Structure
  • 6.83 Check Dam
  • 6.84 Dust Control
  • 6.85 Sand Fence (Wind Fence)
  • 6.86 Flocculants
  • 6.87 Check Dam with Weir

Chapter 7 - Sample Erosion and Sedimentation Control Plan

Chapter 8 - Appendices

Errata-June 2006 Revision Packet

Design Manual Updates (revisions only)