Floating Turbidity Curtain and Silt Barriers
Characteristics and Options
Enviro USA’s Floating Turbidity Curtains, also known as Silt Curtains, and Turbidity Barriers, comply with your state’s DOT requirements. We manufacture Type 1, 2 & 3 (light, medium & heavy duty) and these are available with Permeable or Impermeable skirts. Also, we have the capability of manufacturing according to your project requirements and we know where and how to reinforce, to make for a stronger product, capable of withstanding tough environmental conditions. In addition, we carry accessories such as anchor systems, tow bridles, and marker lights.
Choosing your Turbidity Curtain can be as easy as calling us at +1 (321) 222 9551 and have our experienced personnel assist you, or simply look at the pictures below and select the body of water that resembles your water conditions. It’s either calm water (Type 1), moving water (Type 2), or tidal (Type 3), and you may also reach us via: email@example.com, either way, contact us and let us help you.
Applications Criteria Guide
Type 1 DOT Light Duty Calm Water configuration should be used by contractors building bridges or working in ponds, lakes, canals, or waterways with light wind or calm water conditions.
Type 2 DOT Medium Duty Moving Water configuration should be used in areas where there may be small to moderate current running up to 2 knots or 3.5 ft per second, and or with some wind. Normally used by contractors in rivers, inland waterways, harbors, protected ports and lakes. Available as permeable or impermeable.
Type 3 DOT Heavy Duty Tidal Water configuration should be used in areas where considerable current up to 3 knots or 5 ft per second may be present, or in applications where they will encounter rough waters, tidal changes, strong winds and currents. Ideal for Harbors, Ports, Shorelines and Offshore. Available as permeable or impermeable.
TYPE 1 DOT – Light Duty / Calm Water
These Floating Turbidity Curtains are ideal for contractors needing to comply with DOT Type 1 silt control requirements. Most often used by contractors building bridges or working in ponds, lakes, canals and waterways with light wind or current. We stock 3 & 5 ft skirt depth in 50 & 100′ sections & we can manufacture to your specific requirements.
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.
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, and 65 lb. anchor systems to hold barriers in place, Small, Medium and Large Tow Bridles, Marker Lights to identify barrier location, and Piling & Boom Separators to protect your Turbidity Curtain or Silt curtain from abrasion. We also guarantee the best accessory prices while providing quality products.
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