Fact Sheet: Sediment Trench

Sediment Trench: An overview of the use and design of off-stream sediment trenches used for sediment control within Type 2 or 3 basins. Includes design procedure, minimum settling pond area, specification of filter media, and the design and hydraulic analysis of outlet structures. Description, purpose, limitations, advantages, disadvantages, special requirements, location, site inspection, materials, installation, maintenance and removal. Fig=11; photos=1; tables=5
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