DOT Type 2 Turbidity Curtain – Medium Duty for Moving Water
General Characteristics and Applications
What is a DOT Type 2 Medium Duty Turbidity Curtain and who is it for?
Type 2 Floating Turbidity Barriers, also known as Floating Turbidity Barriers, Turbidity Curtains, Silt Screens, Silt Barriers, and Silt Curtains, are for containing silt, sediment, and turbidity while a contractor is working in or near MOVING WATER such as a river.
Our Turbidity Curtains confine the silt, sediment and the cloudy water, to the immediate work area thereby preventing it from floating down stream and affecting marine life. Floating Silt Screens protect our waters, environment, and marine life whenever construction occurs in or near a body of water.
Who is it for?
Floating Turbidity Curtains are used by contractors working in, around or near a body of water.
When and where should this product be used?
The Type 2 model is required when it has been spec’d in as a project/job requirement and/or when the marine construction project happens to be in or near moving water, such as a river.
Where are DOT Type 2 Medium Duty Turbidity Curtains used?
- Inland Waterways
- Protected Ports
- Lakes with wind and/or current
Enviro-USA’s Floating Turbidity Barriers are available with a Permeable or Impermeable skirt, in 50 ft and 100 ft sections. The DEPTH is available as required by project and can be as deep as 50 ft. Numerous sections can easily and quickly be connected together. Enviro-USA’s Floating Silt Barriers are manufactured in Florida, in accordance, and in compliance with United States DOT and project requirements.
- A permeable skirt is important if there is the need to allow water to flow through while containing silt, sediment or turbidity.
- The float size is determined by skirt depth and/or project requirements.
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TYPE 3 DOT – Heavy Duty / Tidal Waters
Our Type 3 DOT Heavy Duty / Tidal Water, Permeable & Impermeable Floating Silt Barriers are ideal for contractors needing to comply with DOT SILT CONTROL REQUIREMENTS in applications where they will encounter rough waters, tidal changes, strong winds and currents. Ideal for Harbors, Ports, Shorelines and Offshore.
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.