The use of bituminous geomembranes (BGM) in reservoir applications

April 10th, 2024

FIGURE 1 Storage of 1.5 million cubic meters of raw water from the Maipo river waterproofed with Coletanche ® bituminous geomembrane for Aguas Andinas, the water utility company for Santiago de Chile. The relentless growth of the global population over successive decades has placed a significant strain on the demand for food and potable water […]

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How does your geosynthetic react to changes in temperature?

April 1st, 2020

An essential aspect of geosynthetics is that they function well over a large range of temperatures in either buried or exposed environments. There has been much work in this area; see Giroud and Morel (1992), Koerner and Koerner (1995 and 2006), Lord, Soong and Koerner (1995), and Tsuboi, Imaizumi and Miyaji (1998). Most of the […]

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