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Containment short course Sept. 16 in SLC

News | August 25, 2015 | By:

A full-day short course, “Current Advances & Trends in Containment Technology” will be offered Wednesday, Sept. 16, in Salt Lake City.

Presented by the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) and the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (UDEQ), this short course will include a range of applications
including: (1) mining, (2) waste containment, (3) oil and gas related projects, (4) coal combustion residual management, (5) seepage control for dams and levees, (6) water reservoirs and canals, and (7) secondary containment.

Attendees can earn seven professional development hours (PDHs) for attending this all-day event at the UDEQ offices: 195 North 1950 West, Salt Lake City, Utah (Otis Willoughby: 801-536-0220).

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Attendees will gain a broad knowledge of containment technologies, including these presentations:
• “Recent & Emerging Regulatory Issues”
• “Containment for Mining Applications”
• “Containment for Water Reservoirs”
• “Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals”
• “Configuration & Stability of Geosynthethic Liner Systems”
• “Recent Research on Shale Oil-Gas Development”
• “Geomembrane Welding & Testing Equipment”
• “Geomembrane Fabrication, Installation, & Testing”
• “Cover System Construction & Performance”
• “Geomembrane Leak Location Surveys”
• “Geomembrane Applications & Durability”
• “Research on Geofoam and Geomembrane Applications”
• “Soil Liquefaction and Vertical Drains”
• “Research on Seepage Control Barriers & Geosynthetics”
• “Geomembrane Welding/Testing Equipment/Demo”

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