Presto GeoSystems installs GEOWEB geocells under Tasmanian road

March 30, 2021  |  Case Studies, Erosion Control

The Huon Valley Council is situated south of Hobart—the southernmost local government council in Australia. Esperance Coast Road, Huon Valley, Tasmania, was showing several signs of deterioration along its length, including deformation, cracks and edge failure.
Ocean City, N.J., plans more geotextile tubes to protect beaches

February 17, 2021  |  Case Studies, Erosion Control, Geotextiles

By Maddy Vitale In a continuing effort to protect Ocean City’s beaches from coastal storms that chip away at the coastline, the New Jersey city is moving forward with plans to install another barrier in the areas most vulnerable to erosion. Geotextile tubes are gigantic sock-like cylinders made of…
Stabilizing Oyster Lake’s outfall

February 1, 2021  |  Case Studies, Erosion Control

Preserving a unique ecosystem with an environmentally friendly solution By Drew Loizeaux Coastal dune lakes are freshwater lakes located within 2 miles (3.2 km) of an ocean coastline. These rare ecosystems are only found in a handful of locations around the globe, including Madagascar, New Zealand, …
Presto GEOWEB slope protection with ATRA Tendon Clips

December 15, 2020  |  Case Studies, Erosion Control

In North Yorkshire, U.K., 20 months of work has been completed by Balfour Beatty on a $21 million (£16 million) scheme to stabilize the cliff between Scarborough Spa and the Esplanade on Scarborough’s South Cliff. The South Cliff Slope Stabilization Scheme involved piling along the rear of the sp…
Carthage Mills installs geocell in video

May 2, 2019  |  Erosion Control, Geocells

Carthage Mills has released a YouTube video showing the installation of a geocell on a slope. The company carries the CX and CXW Series of geocells, which are three-dimensional, expandable panels made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE). Engineers use such geocells for containment, erosion control…
Registration open for 2019 IECA Annual Conference and Expo

October 30, 2018  |  Erosion Control, Erosion Control Materials, News

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) will host their annual educational conference and expo Feb. 19–22, 2019, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. “IECA’s Annual Conference and Expo is the most beneficial event in the country for those involved in or concerned about soi…
Geosynthetics magazine offers free sponsored webinar on natural facings for steep slopes and walls

October 24, 2018  |  Erosion Control, Erosion Control Materials, News, Reinforcement

Geosynthetics magazine will present the Tensar Corp.-sponsored webinar “Natural Facings for Better Performance and Value on Very Steep Slopes and Walls” on November 8 at 1:00 p.m. EST. This presentation will provide a case study example of how natural facings provide better performance and value…
Geosynthetics magazine offers free sponsored webinar on natural facings for steep slopes and walls

October 9, 2018  |  Erosion Control, Erosion Control Materials, News

Geosynthetics magazine will present the Tensar Corp.-sponsored webinar “Natural Facings for Better Performance and Value on Very Steep Slopes and Walls” on November 8 at 1:00 p.m. EST. This presentation will provide a case study example of how natural facings provide better performance and value…
Registration opens for 2019 IECA conference and expo

September 26, 2018  |  Erosion Control, Events, News

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) has opened registration and published the full schedule for the 2019 IECA Annual Conference and Expo in Denver, Colo., Feb. 19–22. The 2019 IECA Annual Conference and Expo brings together the most innovative minds in the erosion, sediment contro…
GSI hosts webinar on MSE structure inspection

April 25, 2018  |  Erosion Control, GSI News, Products

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar entitled “Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Wall, Berm and Slope Construction Inspection,” on May 9, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The inspection and monitoring of MSE wall, berm and slope construction using geosynthetic reinforcem…