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Ditch Guard™ – Check-Dam for Ditches and Channels


Ditch Guard is a patented high performing and low cost approach to protect roadside ditches, swales, and channels from erosion and sediment loss. Ditch Guard acts like a check-dam to slow concentrated flow to reduce flow velocities and downstream erosive energy. Installation is fast and Ditch Guard is quickly and after vegetation is established is easily removed and reusable. Ditch Guard is an important part of a comprehensive Best Management Practice system for soil stabilization. Ditch Guard is made from durable and recyclable HDPE and available in 5 inch and 9 inch heights.

Product Benefits

Cut project costs by 50%

  • Low first and total cost
  • Easy to install and maintain
  • Fast installation, lightweight
  • Easy to remove, store and reuse
  • Compact storage and transportation
  • Low shipping and storage costs

Better Performance

  • High sediment retention
  • Reduced undercutting and scouring


  • Roadside ditches
  • Higher flow channels

Video: Ditch Guard Installation Means & Methods

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