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COMANCO installs stormwater collection pond for gypsum stack at phosphate mine

March 1st, 2024

COMANCO and Kemron Environmental Services Inc. were selected to help with a gypsum stack closure on a Superfund Site in Mississippi. This closure includes installing a geosynthetic liner system to the gypsum stack to protect the ground from harmful stormwater contact.   The first phase of this project saw superintendent Carlos and crew complete the stack closure in […]

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COMANCO revitalizes Land O’Lakes reject water pond

December 22nd, 2023

COMANCO recently revitalized a reject water pond in Land O’Lakes for Pasco County, Fla. Reject water ponds help protect the environment, ensure regulatory compliance, and enable the recovery of valuable resources. Proper design and management are crucial for water treatment processes’ success and sustainability.  COMANCO has an agreement with Pasco County to inspect, repair, and […]

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Geosynthetics installation at Florida landfill continues on schedule for Comanco

August 23rd, 2023

Progress at a landfill in Florida continues on schedule, even with recent additions to the project. COMANCO was contracted to complete the earthwork for a new landfill cell. However, when the client granted a change order mid-project, the company also assumed responsibility for the geosynthetics installation. Now Juan Morales leads the team in his new […]

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COMANCO completes preserving tank liner project

May 10th, 2023

COMANCO has installed 29,000 square feet of 40mil HDPE textured geomembrane and geocomposite on 0.60 acres at the Preserving Tank Farm in Alabama. The project is 100% complete. The project involved installing 40mil textured liner on the concrete walls, following installation of the stainless steel batten bar to columns to ensure a tight seal. The […]

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COMANCO makes progress on liner and earthwork for Arcadia, Fla. landfill

April 13th, 2023

COMANCO’s superintendents Jeremy Giles and Gerardo Ruiz are making progress on the liner and earthwork for a landfill cell in Arcadia, Fla. The team is currently in the final phase of the north subgrade, using geosynthetic clay liner. They have also begun excavation for the anchor trench and are installing a 60mil liner on the […]

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COMANCO prevents groundwater contamination by installing geosynthetic system 

March 23rd, 2023

COMANCO is installing a geosynthetic system to prevent groundwater contamination in Florida. The team has now completely installed the 50mil super gripnet, followed by synthetic turf and a ballast system of sand infill over the turf. The ClosureTurf® system used in this project is a new method of capping containment sites. Using Watershed Geo®’s ClosureTurf® instead of […]

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COMANCO resumes 3-layer geosynthetic system in Puerto Rico

March 15th, 2023

COMANCO recently returned to Puerto Rico to resume installing a 3-layer geosynthetic system. This project will benefit the Southern region of the island of Puerto Rico by covering the excess ash and other chemicals that have contaminated the surrounding air.  The system includes installing GCL, 60mil white textured liner, double-sided geocomposite, and HDPE pipe. So […]

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COMANCO completes final geosynthetics layer at Trail Ridge Landfill

February 7th, 2023

COMANCO has completed the sixth and final layer of its geosynthetics (primary geocomposite layer) and leachate collection system at the Trail Ridge Landfill in Jacksonville, Fla., a project that broke ground in 2022. Because the 30-acre containment site needed a six-layer geosynthetic system, the crew used 180 acres of material to finish the expansion.  The […]

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COMANCO completes Crystal Lagoon lining in southwest Florida

November 24th, 2021

By David Ramirez, project engineer, COMANCO Crews lining the lagoon with a white LLDPE geomembrane. Photograph courtesy of COMANCO A COMANCO crew led by Superintendent Alejandro Loza has completed a Crystal Lagoon geosynthetics installation in Bradenton, Fla. The COMANCO lagoon liner consisted of smooth and textured 80-mil (2-mm) linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) white geomembrane. Overall, […]

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