Silt Sock

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Details

Environmentally friendly erosion control for wetlands, waterways and general areas under construction.

Benefits

  • Filters 90% of sediment from runoff
  • Easy install, reusable
  • No equipment needed to install

Instructions

STEP 1
All sock users should be aware of federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations or permit requirements for silt sock.

STEP 2
Sock installed on vegetated ground can be installed without entrenchment. All gaps and ruts must be backfilled.

STEP 3
Sock overlap should be in the direction of the flow with 24 inches minimum or as required by local municipality.

STEP 4
Stake or anchor as required by manufacturer or stated under the approval.

STEP 5
If sediment collects to 1/2 the height of the sock, then a second sock may be placed immediately upslope of the original sock.

STEP 6
Sock joint is where two sock sections meet on a level grade: overlap the adjoining ends, tightening the ends together, add staking to each end. Where two sections meet on un-level ground: j-hook higher elevated end, stake, and begin new section just below. Make sure to backfill any gaps.

STEP 7
Sock should be installed between 45° to 90° from direction of flow.

STEP 8
Do not use sock below the normal high watermark to perpendicular to flow in a river and where the maximum incline is greater than 50%.

Packaging

Silt Sock

PART NUMBER SIZE QUANTITY
FCMSS 0820 BLK 8"x20' 8/PLT

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Frequently Asked Questions

Call us at 1-800-752-9326 or use our dealer locator. We will gladly help locate a dealer near you!

Unfortunately, the Silt Sock is not designed to be used in this situation.  The sock and wood media within are not treated with a binding agent that would allow the concrete fines to precipitate out of the mix as the water is escaping.