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The Folsom South Canal Project for Balfour Beatty Infrastructure was
problematic due to the highly erodible soil of this site, and the proximity of
the adjacent wetlands. It was determined that a BFM (Bonded Fiber Matrix)
application would be the most appropriate form of erosion control,
while still providing an excellent medium for the establishment
of the specified native grass seed mix.

This highly erodible slope was cause for concern.

The slope after the first application of BFM.

The second coat containing the seed is applied
to the slope. This is an illustration of just how
thick a BFM application should look.

Three weeks after seeding, grass establishment
is progressing ahead of schedule.

Six weeks later, the BFM has provided grass
establishment with no sign of erosion.