Tips on choosing a high-quality landfill cover

July 8th, 2021

There is more to shopping for a landfill cover than just selecting materials. While it is important to select a material capable of handling the UV rays and rough surfaces of a landfill cell, it is also a good idea to consider what the manufacturer of the cover can offer beyond just the right polymers. […]

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Watershed Geo recognized with MSW management innovator award

July 2nd, 2021

By Krista Willey “Challenge the established.” That is what Arturo Santiago, editor of MSW Management Magazine, titled his Editor’s Comments for the June 2021 issue. This year, Watershed Geo was one of a few chosen for the magazine’s 2021 Innovator Awards that celebrates companies who have challenged older, traditional methods with more advanced technology.  Watershed Geo’s team and patented technologies […]

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Watershed Geo honored by ACG

June 14th, 2021

The Atlanta National Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), a global professional organization with the mission of driving middle market growth, announced the 2021 Georgia Fast 40, recognizing the Top 40 fastest-growing middle market companies in Georgia. Watershed Geo, a technical solutions company for civil, environmental and energy infrastructure, was selected as one […]

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Geosynthetics in action

June 1st, 2021

This issue of Geosynthetics magazine will focus on three distinct applications of geosynthetics. As the first feature, “NPA Geocell for a Railway Line Repair in a Permafrost Region,” describes, it took more than two years to come up with a workable, economical solution for repairs to the deteriorating railway line to Churchill, Man., Canada, the […]

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Design of reinforcement geosynthetics in landfill piggyback expansion

June 1st, 2021

FIGURE 1 Installation of reinforcement geosynthetic An operator at a nonhazardous waste storage facility proposed extending the facility’s life, within the existing perimeter, by vertically expanding the cells in operation to a maximum thickness of waste of 52.5 feet (16 m). This project is based on nonhazardous waste storage cells 49.2-feet (15-m) thick, some of […]

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The 2022 Global Waste Management Symposium now accepting abstracts

March 31st, 2021

The Global Waste Management Symposium (GWMS), to be held Feb. 13–16, 2022, in Indian Wells, Calif., is the leading forum for the presentation of applied and fundamental research, case studies, and policy analysis on solid waste and materials management. GWMS invites researchers, engineers, designers, academicians, students, facility owners and operators, regulators and policymakers to participate. GWMS […]

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Planning a successful landfill liner installation

March 2nd, 2021

There are many regulations and requirements associated with landfill liner installations. For example, when planning the installation of a new municipal solid waste landfill (MSWLF), there are three important federal requirements that must be met: groundwater monitoring, closure and post-closure care, and financial assurance (EPA 2021). These requirements are in addition to state regulations that […]

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GSI to host webinar on landfill covers

March 1st, 2021

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Landfill Covers: Past-Present-Emerging,”on March 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. Participants will be able to assess past landfill cover practices and gain comparisons to present […]

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GSI to host webinar on stability in landfill cover soils

December 7th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Stability Design of Landfill Cover Soils,” on December 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. This webinar focuses on the stability design of relatively thin soil […]

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Last chance to register for the GMA Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar 2020

October 16th, 2020

There is still time to register for the Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar. This event will take place Oct. 20–22, 2020, in a three-day webinar format series. Experience all the benefits of the in-person event virtually from the comfort of your own location. Download the event flyer here. For more information or to register, visit […]

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