Amsterdam Schiphol Airport: Effective stormwater management

April 28, 2021  |  Drainage Materials

Changing climate conditions demanded a comprehensive project that protects Amsterdam’s airport from stormwater. The effects of climate change are noticeable on a global level. More extreme weather conditions require adaptations that issue a special challenge to high-risk construction and critical …
Western GeoSystems’ Jung now represents DRAINTUBE in the western U.S.

February 11, 2019  |  Drainage Materials, News

Andy Jung is an environmental professional with more than 20 years of field work, operation management and sales experience. He has twice been awarded National Sales Representative of the year by two different organizations: Veolia and Clean Harbors. He has worked in the geosynthetics industry since…
GSI to host webinar on geosynthetic drainage materials

January 11, 2019  |  Drainage Materials, Events, GSI News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar “Geosynthetic Drainage Materials: Applications, Design, Installation and Performance,” on Jan. 24, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates o…
GSI to host webinar on wick drains, GMA members get discounted rates

November 12, 2018  |  Drainage Materials, GSI News, News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar entitled “Soil Consolidation Using Wick Drains, aka PVDs” on Nov. 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. The webinar will be hosted by Dr. Robert M. Koerner. GMA member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar a…
KMS installs PURON PLUS package system in Canada featuring PULSION MBR

October 31, 2018  |  Drainage Materials, News

Koch Membrane Systems (KMS), a leader in the development and manufacture of membrane-based filtration technologies, announced the commissioning of a PURON PLUS packaged MBR system in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The PURON PLUS system provides a compact and turnkey wastewater treatment solution t…
HUESKER to host webinar on GEC systems

October 8, 2018  |  Drainage Materials, Geotextiles, News

HUESKER will host a free webinar on geotextile encased columns (GEC) on Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. EDT. Oliver Detert, Head of the Engineering Department at HUESKER, will lead the webinar. The geotextile sleeve allows the accommodation of high vertical loads by compensating for the lack of lateral support to…
GSI’s Koerner to host webinar on the development of geosynthetic drainage, GMA members get discounted rates

August 21, 2018  |  Drainage Materials, Events, GSI News, News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar entitled “Sand Drains-to-Wick Drains-to-Sand Columns,” on Sept. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The webinar will be hosted by Dr. Robert M. Koerner. GMA member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and…
O-I chooses steel reinforced geosynthetic drainage improvements for a Texas landfill

May 17, 2018  |  Drainage Materials, News

In December 2017, Owens-Illinois, commonly known as O-I and one of the largest glassmakers in the world, took action to improve the drainage system for their glass container landfill situated near the company’s O-I Waco manufacturing facility in Waco, Texas, Contech Engineered Solutions said in a …
GSI hosts webinar on MSE wall back drainage design

May 9, 2018  |  Drainage Materials, Events

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar entitled “MSE Wall Back Drainage Design,” on May 23, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Within GSI’s database of 301 failed mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls reinforced with geogrids or geotextiles, 64% have failed due to water.…
Geocomposite drain flow capacity: ISO VS. ASTM

February 1, 2014  |  Drainage Materials, Q&A: GMA Techline

From the GMA Techline RE: Geocomposite drain flow capacity: ISO VS. ASTM We are evaluating geocomposite drain products for underdrainage beneath geomembrane-lined ponds. This is an international project—we are considering non-North American products for which the hydraulic properties are based…