Mulch and compost berms are gaining a lot more credibility in many seasonally wet tropical regions as a superior option to provide erosion and sediment management. If you have tried them out………they are worth considering.
This link is to the US EPA site with many links to a range of construction site tools of which compost filter berms are but one………albeit very useful.
The article is a good overview of using berms.
And the trees or vegetation often removed for construction can also be utilised to reduce sediment and erosion – even laid in a simple matrix on the ground, with plenty of leaves and small branches inter mixed with larger branches. It is a smart idea, a simple easy option to reduce erosion problems.