Hydraulic Gabion Wall Gives River a Secure Guarantee
Hydraulic gabion wall is formed by woven or welded gabion baskets which are filled with rigid stones. Initially, gabion baskets were used to protect river bank, riverway and shore where are easily be broken by storm rains.
Compared with conventional structure such as concrete and loose stone pack, gabion basket has many advantages. Its great permeability allows for groundwater drainage and reduces wall pressure. What is more, flexibility makes the gabion structure change according to the terrain.
In addition, gabion wall is a lot cheaper and can be installed quickly for emergent conditions.
Beside a small river surrounded by trees, the gabion wall is composed of two layers of gabion basket. Green lush grass grown on it and this retaining wall prevent soil erosion
Creek gabion bank preventing soil loss
Gabion retaining wall in a residential area
Gabion mattress protecting river slopes from soil erosion