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Stabilize slopes using bioengineering techniques

Details

Apply bioengineering techniques to stabilize slopes. Bioengineering involves the use of live plants and natural elements. Examples of techniques include brush layering, soil bioengineering, and live crib walls.

Capital Cost

Low/Moderate – technique dependent

Operations & Maintenance

Low/Moderate – will likely require some maintenance

Effectiveness

Moderate/High – adding structural support improves slope stability, reducing landslide risk

Flexibility

High – bioengineering techniques can be implemented at various scales and to varying degrees

Barriers to Implementation

Cost; expertise

Equity

Ensure equitable siting of measures across a range of equity areas, based on greatest need.