Erosion Control and Flood Prevention

Graymont limestone products can be employed in applications to assist with flood prevention, watercourse management and coastal erosion.

Various products are available including Rip Rap/Shot Rock and Armour Rock for the protection of shorelines, steep slopes, stop banks and bridge foundations. Suitable size grades for gabion baskets or wire mattresses are available at some sites by arrangement. Please contact our sales team to enquire about availability in your region.

Rip Rap slope


Did you know?

There are three distinct types of limestone, defined by their magnesium carbonate (MgCO3) concentrations. These types are Dolomitic (35 to 46% MgCO3), Magnesian (5 to 35% MgCO3) and High calcium (less than 5% MgCO3).