GCLs in cold temperatures

June 1st, 2021

Q: I am working on supporting a guide (independent) on what to consider when geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) are installed in minus temperature regions (e.g., –4˚F [–20˚C]). There is not much published on this, especially independently. This is the only thing I found: Designation: D6102-20Standard Guide for Installation of Geosynthetic Clay Liners5.3.8 The GCL should […]

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Oh no! The GCL got wet! Now what?

February 1st, 2017

Authors’ note: The conditions This project started in central California in July 2014, and we watched the weather forecasts on the nightly news and we were calm. A few weeks later, the project is running longer than expected, and now we are watching the Weather Channel and reading Weather Underground and Accuweather with more interest […]

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