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AS 5181:2017

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Use and installation of turf as an erosion, nutrient and sediment control measure

Provides requirements for the use and installation of turf as an erosion, nutrient and sediment control measure, and guidance on turf species selection and disposal.
Published: 30/06/2017
Pages: 31
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Table of contents
Cited references
Content history
Table of contents
Header
About this publication
Preface
Foreword
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope of standard
1.1.1 General
1.1.2 Requirements
1.1.3 Exclusions
1.2 Objective
1.3 Application
1.3.1 Methods of erosion, nutrient and sediment control
1.3.2 Use of turf
1.3.3 Specification of this Standard
1.4 Referenced documents
1.5 Definitions
2 Planning principles
3 Turf selection
3.1 General
3.1.1 Introduction
3.1.2 Content of this section
3.1.3 Characteristics
3.2 Competence of persons that select turf
3.2.1 Competence
3.2.2 Consultation
3.3 Site assessment
3.4 Use characteristics
3.5 Table of characteristics and ture species
4 Ordering turf supplies and site preparation
4.1 Ordering turf
4.2 On-site preparation
4.3 Pre-installation
5 Installation of turf
5.1 On-site receipt of turf
5.1.1 General
5.1.2 Receipt and associated sign-off activities
5.2 Storage of turf supplies
5.3 Laying of turf
5.4 Post-laying operations
5.5 Turf establishment period
6 Monitoring performance and maintenance of turf
6.1 General
6.1.1 Responsibility
6.1.2 Continual effectiveness
6.1.3 Monitoring performance and maintenance activities
6.1.4 Further activities
6.2 Maintaining turf in dry periods
Appendix A
A1 How turf controls erosion and sediment
A1.1 General
A1.2 Erosion and sediment control
A2 How turf compares with other erosion control options
A2.1 General
A2.2 Research
A2.3 Turbidity
A2.4 Other research
Appendix B
B1 General
B2 Competency
B3 Demonstration
Appendix C
C1 General
C2 Rating system
Appendix D
Appendix E
E1 General
E2 Exposed areas
E3 Disposal
E4 Matting
E5 Treatment
Appendix F
F1 General
F1.1 Contractual inspections and sign-offs
F1.2 Contractual agreements
F2 Contract schedule
F2.1 General
F2.2 Contents of schedules
F2.3 Further inclusions
Bibliography
Cited references in this standard
[Current]
On-site domestic wastewater management
[Current]
General conditions of contract for the provision of asset maintenance and services (Short version)
[Current]
Composts, soil conditioners and mulches
[Current]
Soils for landscaping and garden use
Content history
DR AS 5181:2016