Soils, Sand and Gravel

  • Erosion: erosion of lands, slopes, shorelines and the sediment loading of wetlands, streams, rivers, ponds and lakes
  • Quality: loss of vitality and sterility of soils stored in berms
  • Filtration: loss of natural filtering material (e.g. topsoil, overburden, sand, gravel)
  • Agricultural Soils: removal of high quality soils and loss of agricultural capability of soils

Taken with permission from the Information Guide For Citizens produced by Gravel Watch Ontario


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