Rip Rap

Rip Rap

Rip Rap is the Most Effective Shoreline Erosion Control Method

If you own waterfront real esate on a lake or river in Minnesota, you have made a significant investment that needs to be protected; consider Rip Rap. shoreline erosion is a major concern and a significant risk to your invenstment. We use several different methods to address shoreline erosion in Minnesota, and we are able to resolve virtually any shorelinie erosion situation. Once of the most common and most cost effective shoreline erosion control techniques is to install riprap. Properly installed rip rap can enhance the valeu of your property and protect if for generations to come.

What is Riprap

Riprap – also known as rip rap, rubble, shot rock or rock armour – is rock or other material used to armor shorelines, streambeds, bridge abutments, pilings and other shoreline structures against scour, water or ice erosion. It is made from a variety of rock types, commonly limestone, or granite. It is used to protect shorelines from erosion by the lakes, river or streams. There are large rocks at the toe of the riprap wall on the lake bed and a variety of smaller size rocks that make up the rest of the riprap wall going to the top of the shoreline. Riprap is definitely an effective method of preserving your property.

Rip Rap Installation

Proper rip rap installation will help you not only keep your land secure, but will help to keep your property’s value. NEC installs ripraps according to the current engineering standards. The proper installation is crucial to the effectiveness of erosion control and NEC has done many rip rap installations and is considered the most trusted of local rip rap experts in Twin Cities – Minneapolis St Paul, Minnesota. When it comes to riprap for erosion control, NEC can help.

Rip Rap and DNR

NEC determines whether you need a permit by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR, your local watershed, or other local ggoverning bodies when we install rip rap iin Minnesota. We make the process off installing rip rap easy and worry free.

Riprap Cost

Riprap cost varies depending on location and the type of material selected. Our skilled sales person can help.

Contact us to get more information on your riprap cost and installation in Minnesota.



Our landscaping services in Minneapolis St. Paul – Twin Cities include landscape design, retaining walls, boulder retaining walls, stone walls, rip rap, shoreline erosion control, patios, driveways, helical piers and more.


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