Gabions are rectangular wire mesh baskets that vary in size. When filled with rock gabions act as free draining retaining wall and erosion control system.
Gabions are very flexible and strong and therefore can be used in rivers, canals, flood ways, roadsides and gardens.
Crosana Pty Ltd has been using Gabions as an erosion control method for bank stabilisation and channel linings and has success in minimising erosion in all cases.
Mattresses are another form of erosion control that co-inside with gabion retaining walls. Much thinner then gabions mattress can be used on creek beds and floors of flood ways. In some cases Crosana Pty Ltd has planted into the mattresses to further help with erosion control.
Gabions can be utilised as designer walls, stairs, retaining walls and erosion control.
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