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Useful service life of nonwoven geosynthetics

Q&A: GMA Techline | June 1, 2021 | By:

Q: Where can I find literature on the useful service life of nonwoven geosynthetic fabrics installed in soils? Thank you.

A: Nice to hear from you and thanks for your question in regard to the service life of nonwoven geotextiles. 

Below is a reference that I think is very good. In addition, I have exhumed a TYPAR roadway separation installation from 1972 every 10 years, and it is still going very strong.

Greenwood, John H. (2015). “Part 2: Durability of geosynthetics.” Geosynthetics, 33(5): October/November, 

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