Silt Barrier and Turbidity Curtains

Silt Barrier

Your Specialist for Filtration, Silt, Debris and Turbidity Control

The Silt Barrier is a land or water based device designed to contain and control silt curing construction, bridge or marine repair operations. For water areas, these floating barriers (also known as silt curtains, silt booms, or turbidity curtains) will surround and contain suspended silt. As the project continues, silt will settle towards the bottom. For land based areas, silt barriers will form a complete containment area around roads or sites. This will contain silt and help prevent storm water pollution. Regardless of your containment needs, these barriers can help contain and control silt.

Turbidity Curtain and Silt Barrier Types

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Type 1
Turbidity Curtain

Type 2
Turbidity Curtain

Type 3
Turbidity Curtain

Silt Fence/Barriers

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Standard Silt Fencing
Staked Silt Barrier
Wire Back Fence

Debris and Oil Containment Barriers

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Debris Booms Oil Containment Booms  

Dewatering, Silt Filtration, and BMP Products

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Dewatering Products Stormwater BMPs

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Floating Silt Barriers

silt curtainsFloating Silt Barriers and Curtains are some of the most common options for water based silt or turbidity control. Designed to keep solids contained long enough to settle back to the bottom, these barriers have helped address pollution on marine construction sites, shorelines, and other areas dealing with displaced silt or sediment.

Due to varying water conditions from site to site, these barriers are available in the following models:

  • Type I (calm water)
  • Type II (moving water)
  • Type III (demanding water conditions)

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Land Silt and Sediment Barriers

silt fencingSilt Fencing and Barriers are the perfect solution to silt or sediment build up around your site. Created to contain sediment, help prevent erosion and redirect sheetflow, these barriers at as perimeter control and a reliable line of defense before materials leave your site.


  • Standard Silt Fence
  • Staked Silt Barriers (impermeable)
  • Wire Back Fencing
  • Orange Safety Fence

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Barriers and Containment Regulations

The enforcement of the Clean Water Act (1998) and NPDES phase II (National Pollution Discharge Elimination System) Regulations make protecting water resources a high priority. Federal and State regulators enforce these rules. These products are designed to provide cost effective ways to avoid shutdowns or work stoppages. The correct use of these products will help keep your project in compliance and on track!


Floating Debris and Oil Containment Booms

debris barriersFor areas dealing with pollutants other than silt or turbidity, we also offer Oil and Debris Barriers for control of floating particles, oil and other debris. These booms are very similar to our curtains, but will feature a shortened skirt. Rather than working to increase settling times, these booms focus on containing items floating on the surface of the water, including:

  • Aquatic Plants
  • Floating Debris
  • Trash and Plastic Particles
  • Small Leaves and Timbers
  • Seaweed

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Additional Resources

silt barrier installationTo further help throughout your containment or construction project, we also offer the following items to help install, deploy, and anchor your barrier in your location:


Silt Filtration Products

In addition to our floating turbidity and silt curtains, we also offer several options for land-based silt containment, pollution and erosion control. Often used to lower TSS and NTU levels, these barriers have been used in construction, pile extraction, dredging, marine repair, and other environmental remediation activities. Please check out our variety below to find the best option for your location.

For more information on any of our products, please feel free to contact our team at (+1) 772-646-0597 or toll free at 888-703-9889.

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