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Seattle Seahawks football complex features 8-layer “sandwich”

April 1, 2009

…purify water runoff. Instead of hauling contaminated soils offsite to a landfill, MKA developed a 3-ft-deep clean soil cap formed into a spectator viewing platform, ensuring spectator safety while also…

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Geomembrane and nonwoven textile help build eco-friendly Monterey House

February 1, 2009

…all runoff from the roofs and surrounding site is collected in a network of laterals. Runoff from the upper portion of the site flows directly through a filter into the…

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Geomembrane liner and subsurface stormwater system installed at new Minnesota football stadium

February 1, 2009

…stadium’s stormwater system is designed to multitask — storing, filtering, and discharging stormwater runoff. The drainage area served by the system at the stadium site (3.75 acres) is 7 times…

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Riverbank protection helps save a cemetery

February 1, 2009

…The founders of this rural parish also plotted a cemetery adjacent to the chuch and even closer to the overlook of the Chippewa’s south bank as the river, indeed, makes…

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Rub sheets

October 1, 2008

…From the GMA Techline Subject: Rub sheets— What kind of developments are going on these days with rub sheets in leachate sumps with sideslope risers? I’ve seen multiple…

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How long will my liner last?

October 1, 2008

…-1 is more than 0.10, there is a sufficiently oxidized surface layer that stress cracking might be initiated. For those familiar with the two slope stress rupture curve (Figure 1)…

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Geotextile-wrapped layer is key to drainage project in Ontario

August 1, 2008

…a series of storm chambers that will convey water underground, or in cases of heavy rain or runoff, store the water in the underground chambers for later release. These chambers…

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Transmissivity article unnecessarily confusing

June 1, 2008

…and transmissivity, and how they are affected by different gradients that may result in laminar vs. turbulent flow. It is not at all incumbent on a designer to run a…

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A forensic hypothetical: The case of the percolating water

April 1, 2008

…that the expert for the defense finds that the margin of safety against long-term connection rupture strength at the bottom of the wall is low, but greater than unity. Could…

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Sprague honored for technical paper

April 1, 2008

…between the standard industry test protocol for the two outdoor tests and performance in the field predicted by the RUSLE. “It was not clear if other protocols, such as those…

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