For nearly 70 percent of Americans, the winter months come with nasty weather. Snow and ice storms may look beautiful, but they can make for treacherous roads and walkways. The […]
Thanks for submitting your question! The following is a general overview of the soils report process. It may vary from state to state, engineer to engineer, and is subject to […]
As we close up our homes more as chilly weather sets in around the northern US, we also lose access to much of the fresh air we’ve been enjoying all […]
In the May 15th Soil Matter blog post, I covered the basics of soil hydrology – how water moves through the soil system (https://soilsmatter.wordpress.com/2016/05/15/how-does-water-move-through-soil/). Some of the pores in soil […]
One of soil’s many important functions is to act like a sponge. As nature’s blanket, soil soaks up water that falls as rain or melts from snow and ice. Soil […]
Fixing a former industrial site with biosolids and sediments can be a safe and practical use of local resources.
In the basic water cycle, water falls on the land in some type of precipitation (rain or snow). It either is soaked into the ground or runs off into a […]