Water/ Coir logs are used in
managing changes in the stream flow velocity, for shaping
channels or stabilizing shorelines. This prevents the wave
energy from eroding more of the bank.
Water/ Coir logs are made of
100% coir (coconut) fibre and are bound by a coir netting
which lasts 4 to 5 years. They can be easily installed,
connected one to another and over time will blend naturally
into the aquatic environment.
Water/ Coir logs are installed at the mean annual water
level and fixed with wooden stakes. Suitable plants of the
shore or reeds zones can be inserted into the top part of
the Water/ Coir log. The installation of the Coco logs can
be carried out at any time of the year. Sediment deposited
in and around the Water/ Coir logs provides an excellent
growth medium for plants. As the Water/ Coir logs
biodegrades, the plants develop a well established root
system in the shoreline sediment to retain the soil in
There are different applications for waterlogs. They are
used on stream banks as well as on sea and lake shores for
controlling the sand slide.