Geosynthetic load transfer platform for stormwater management system in Malaysia

September 6, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

Climate change and human mismanagement of water resources, such as river channels and floodplains, increase flooding and erosion problems. Poor urbanization restricts floodwater flow and eventually leads to destructive flooding. Detention and retention systems are commonly adopted in urbanization pl…
Geomembrane freshwater bladders for eco-friendly beach resort

August 31, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

An eco beach resort in an undeveloped wilderness area in Panama needed to find a way to store fresh water (rainwater) for use during dry spells. The goal of the resort is to educate while entertaining and to reduce the impact on the environment. It was thus important to the resort that the water sto…
Long-term HPTRM solutions for climate change resilience

August 26, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

By Kathryn Grant, Marketing Manager, GeoSolutions, Propex Operating Co. LLC In August 2021, the Biden administration released more than $3.46 billion to support climate change resilience. The funds, which will be distributed through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mit…
How to install a liner in a large pond

August 25, 2021  |  Products

Ponds are useful in a variety of functions, serving in processes such as water treatment, thermal storage, farming and more. Regardless of their function, one of the most important considerations in pond design is containment. Containment is often handled through compacted clay liners (if available)…
Constructing a refuge for healthcare staff: Geofoam backs plaza renovation

August 23, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

The University of Utah, bound by mountain ranges and the city of Salt Lake City, offers one of the nation’s top academic healthcare systems. The college’s Health Business Services Building (BSB), the system’s primary administration office, houses 1,400 board-certified physicians and more than …
Seattle awards Layfield with large CSPE floating cover project

August 18, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

Layfield USA Corp. announced the award for the supply and installation of a new chlorosulfonated polyethylene (CSPE) liner and floating cover system for the Seattle Public Utilities Lake Forest Park Reservoir project in Washington State. The project is a unique and challenging double reservoir syste…
Innovative design of sludge drying beds using geocells

August 17, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

Wastewater treatment facilities have long had to contend with the challenge of dewatering sludge to minimize waste and achieve overall cost-efficiency for disposal. Large-scale facilities commonly use mechanical filter presses or centrifuges to dewater sludge. This equipment is often too cumbersome …
Geofabrics Australia releases SORBSEAL, GCL for PFAS

August 16, 2021  |  Products

The Honorable Glenn Butcher, Queensland (Australia) Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing and Minister for Water, recently joined Geofabrics Australasia to launch SORBSEAL, a next-generation, hybrid geosynthetic clay liner (hGCL) specifically designed to trap per- and polyfluoroalkyl s…
GeoStabilization International announces soil nail launcher system

August 11, 2021  |  Products

GeoStabilization International has released the new Remote Operated Launcher System, which the company says brings advanced technology to slope stabilization. Slope stability is critical for maintaining safe and sustainable infrastructure. This launcher system increases crew capabilities and pr…
Tensar releases next-generation InterAx geogrid

August 9, 2021  |  News, Products

Tensar International announces the release of the next generation in its portfolio of geosynthetic solutions: InterAx geogrids. Since Tensar invented geogrids in the 1970s, the products have earned a reputation as the optimal way to address poor soil conditions and stabilize aggregate in roadways an…