Flood, Erosion and Debris Control

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Be A Step Ahead of Mother Nature – Flood, Erosion and Debris Control

The rainy season is in full force here in Southern California. Seasonal rains can cause flooding and saturate soils leading to erosion problems that can cause structural damage to your home and property. The County of San Diego offers a Homeowner Erosion Guide to provide information to residents about erosion control practices.

Steps To Take:

  • Protecting Structures –  Install barriers that will prevent water from entering your structures, doorways, and windows on your property.
  • Protecting Slopes and Surfaces from Erosion – Consider permanently stabilizing all slopes and exposed surfaces using methods such as:

Additional information about erosion control is provided by the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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