DOT Type 1 Turbidity Curtain – Light Duty for Calm Water
General Characteristics and Applications
What is a DOT Type 1 Light Duty Turbidity Curtain and who is it for?
DOT Type 1 light duty floating turbidity barriers are ideal for containing silt in calm water applications such as ponds, lakes, canals, and waterways with light wind and or current. These curtains float and are used in the water, around the work area to control, contain, and confine silt and sediment to the immediate work area, thereby preventing it from floating down stream and affecting marine life. Floating Turbidity Curtains protect our waters, marine life, and environment.
The DOT Type I floating turbidity barriers are normally used by contractors building bridges or working in, around or nearby a body of water.
Why use a DOT Type 1 Light Duty Turbidity Curtain vs. another type of barrier
This particular model is recommended when compliance with DOT Type 1 floating turbidity curtain is a requirement and the marine construction project happens to be a calm water application.
Where are DOT Type 1 Light Duty Turbidity Curtains used?
- Small Ponds
- Small Lakes
- Waterways with light wind or current
As a manufacturer having spend a lot of time in this industry and being very familiar with United States silt & sediment control requirements we strive to manufacture a quality product, appropriate for the application, while keeping cost down to a minimum.
Floating Turbidity Barriers are available in 50 & 100 foot sections. Enviro-USA normally keeps 3′ and 5′ depths in stock, however the skirt can be as deep as required by project requirements. Numerous sections can easily & quickly be connected together. Enviro-USA’s Floating Silt & Turbidity Curtains are manufactured in Florida and comply with most calm water project requirements.
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Other turbidity barrier products that may work for your project
TYPE 2 DOT – Medium Duty / Moving Water
Enviro-USA’s Type 2 DOT Permeable & Impermeable Floating Turbidity Curtains are ideal for contractors needing to comply with DOT SILT CONTROL REQUIREMENTS in applications where water movement is constant. Normally used in Rivers, Inland Waterways, Harbors, Protected Ports and Lakes with wind and or current.
Turbidity / Silt Curtain Accessories
Enviro-USA’s accessories include: Repair Kits, 22 & 40 lb anchor systems, Small, Medium and Large Tow Bridles, Marker Lights, 2″, 3″ & 4″ Hose Floats and Piling & Boom Separators to protect your Turbidity Curtain or Silt Barrier from abrasion, guaranteeing the lowest accessory prices while providing a quality product.