Inspecting a six-year-old geomembrane

April 14th, 2022

Seaman Corp. describes a rare opportunity for inspecting a 6-year-old geomembrane at the Knoxville, Tenn., World’s Fair Park. By Felon Wilson, Industrial Fabrics Business Director, Seaman Corp. WFP Park and lake in Knoxville, Tenn. Photograph courtesy of Seaman Corp. The lake at the Knoxville, Tenn., 1982 World’s Fair Park was relined with the XR-5 geomembrane in […]

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GSI to host webinar on geosynthetics in hydraulic applications

December 23rd, 2021

A 30-mil (0.8-mm) polyvinyl chloride (PVC) geomembrane with a 10-ounces-per-square-yard (339-g/m2) nonwoven geotextile cushion is installed for a stormwater/erosion control project in Harrisburg, Pa. Photograph courtesy of ACF Environmental The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geomembranes in Hydraulic Applications (dams, canals, reservoirs, tunnels, pipes),” on Jan. 12, 2022, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 […]

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The magic of water and geosynthetics

February 1st, 2019

Water is a fundamental issue in many projects using geosynthetics. From erosion control to reservoir liners and covers, from landfill leachate pond barriers to coal ash dewatering, handling water and the effects of water are considerations nearly every engineer employing geosynthetics considers. Geosynthetics can effectively manage water applications of erosion control, reinforcement, barriers, filtration and […]

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