earth retention system Articles

  • Earth retention - case study summary

    The vegetated earth retention system In many earth retention designs, engineers must accommodate unstable soils and adverse site conditions, while preserving a natural environment. The multi-layered Geoweb® system is used for a wide range of earth retention design requirements and site conditions. The system’s flexibility allows it to withstand large differential settlements and conform to a ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Soil Retention at Village of Moreland Hills, Ohio - Case Study

    PROJECT SCOPE: The village of Moreland Hills, Ohio faced a challenge to re-tain soils in a problematic soft soil area. But, piling systems were expensive and a concrete solution in the natural environment was undesirable. Presto GEOWEB® earth retention system’s inherent qualities include its flexibility, ability to withstand reasonable differential settlement in soft soil environ-ments, ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Winery and distillery wastewater treatment by constructed wetland with shorter retention time

    The rationale for using constructed wetlands for treating wastewater is that wetlands are naturally among the most biological active ecosystem on earth. The aim of the study was to determine the impact of shorter retention time on the performance of constructed wetland in terms of Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) and other elements removal. The application of wastewater with retention time of seven ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Introduction to Decentralized Packaged Wastewater Treatment (PWWT) Systems - PDH Article

    Learning Objectives After reading this article, you should understand: Functions and processes of a decentralized PWWT system; Design considerations of a PWWT system. Overview "Clean water will be the oil of the 21st Century." The accuracy and magnitude of this statement is resonating worldwide. ...

  • Dike and Levee fortification and rehabilitation paper

    The GEOWEB cellular confinement system provides convenient, costeffective alternatives to traditional heavy-duty dike, levee, road and railroad embankment protection systems. The GEOWEB system has a history of extensive testing and research in the areas of slope protection and earth retention. As a result, this proven system can be utilized for temporary or permanent structures to replace costly ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Rail and intermodal site inspection

    The best way to introduce you to the benefits of Presto’s GEOWEB cellular confinement system would be to take you on a personally guided tour of soil stabilization sites. Since that isn’t practical, we’ve put together this self-guided photographic tour.  As you “walk” around, you’ll see the GEOWEB system used in a variety of applications including track sub-ballast stabilization, earth retention ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Rail and intermodal site inspection

    The best way to introduce you to the benefits of Presto’s GEOWEB cellular confinement system would be to take you on a personally guided tour of soil stabilization sites. Since that isn’t practical, we’ve put together this self-guided photographic tour. As you “walk” around, you’ll see the GEOWEB system used in a variety of applications including track sub-ballast stabilization, earth retention ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Mining application overview

    PRESTO Geosystems works together with the mining industry and their consultants to solve specific soil stabilization problems. The Geoweb® system is used to develop unique and cost-effective solutions that solve problems in load support, slope and channel stabilization, dike and lagoon protection, pipeline support and protection, and earth retention. The Geoweb® system resolves problems in all ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Legacy village shopping center embankment, Lyndhurst, Ohio

    PROJECT LOCATION: Lyndhurst, Ohio PROJECT SCOPE The Presto Geoweb® vegetated earth retention system, constructed on the back side of an upscale shopping center parking lot, provided a stable retaining wall that blends naturally with the wooded environment. The 400-ft. long x 25 ft. high (max. height) retention structure was required to accommodate the change-in-grade, ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Geoblock and Geoweb solutions for trails and greenways

    As communities develop and expand greenway and trails into environmentally-sensitive areas, finding cost-effective ways to protect the surface and adjacent land with low impact solutions is crucial. The challenge is to maximize permeability and/or green space while maintaining a trail environment that is stable, aesthetically-pleasing, relatively low maintenance, and environmentally-sound. The ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Geoweb and geoblock solutions for trails and greenways

    As communities develop and expand greenway and trails into environmentally-sensitive areas, finding cost-effective ways to protect the surface and adjacent land with low impact solutions is crucial. The challenge is to maximize permeability and/or green space while maintaining a trail environment that is stable, aesthetically-pleasing, relatively low maintenance, and environmentally-sound. The ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Phoenix park, Kangwan-do, Korea

    Perched on top of a mountainous area in Kangwon-do, Korea, the Phoenix Park Resort is protected from the effects of erosion by a system of walls including the largest retaining wall in Korea. The mountainous location of the resort makes it a favorite destination of tourists and vacationers, but the rugged terrain demanded the wall have several key characteristics: First, it had to be durable. ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Mining application overview

    PRESTO Geosystems works together with the mining industry and their consultants to solve specific soil stabilization problems. The Geoweb® system is used to develop unique and cost-effective solutions that solve problems in load support, slope and channel stabilization, dike and lagoon protection, pipeline support and protection, and earth retention. The Geoweb® system resolves problems in all ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Concrete infilled Channels research at Colorado state university Hydraulics labratory - Case Study

    Geoweb® Cellular Confinement Systems are used for applications such as load support, earth retention, porous pavement, and slope and channel erosion protection. The product can also be utilized in the efficient formation of concrete structures such as levees, stream bank revetment, or slope protection, allowing for rapid installation without the use of stakes or the need for curing. A testing ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Texas composter grows with biosolids

    New Earth Compost and Soils — with facilities in San Antonio and Conroe, Texas — was born 15 years ago out of a local meat packing plant’s long-standing need to dispose of manure from its operation (see “Composting Integrated Into Family Business,” October 2009). It soon became evident that scores of other businesses in and around the San Antonio area, where the ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • 1998 IFAI award lake Isabella/Little Miami River, Hamilton County, Ohio

    Presto Products Co., Appleton, wis., received an Outstanding Achievement Award in the geosynthetics category of IFAI’s International Achievement Awards for the Little Miami River/Lake Isabella shoreline-stabilization project in Ohio. The project was a collaborative effort between Presto Products Co., designers at Bozeman, Mont.-based Inter-Fluve Inc., Sunesis Construction Co. of Camp Dennison, ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Biodiversity

    Introduction This biodiversity assessment is integrating our knowledge on species, habitats and protected areas into the complex issues of ecosystem management, ecosystem services, human health and wellbeing. Chapter 2 includes an overview of the state of biodiversity in the EU and EEA member countries and an analysis on pressures with a more specific focus on terrestrial ecosystems. Biodiversity ...

  • Ecosystems Are Not Machines

    If we want to save the world, we need to treat nature more as an organism and less as disposable and replaceable technology. “The child is father of the man,” said Wordsworth. We now know that a whole microbial menagerie also contributes to the parentage. In fact, “the man” (or any person) is less a single individual than a fuzzy-edged, mobile ...


    By Ensia

  • CoirGreen™ Geotextiles - An Effective Soil Erosion Prevention Method

    “The different coir types and their characteristics have made coir the most versatile natural fiber ...


    By CoirGreen

  • Sick-building syndrome and building-related illness

    Significant health problems linked to very poor indoor air qualityIndoor Air Quality (IAQ) deals with the content of interior air that could affect health and comfort of building occupants. The IAQ may be compromised by microbial contaminants (mold, bacteria), chemicals (such as carbon monoxide, radon), allergens, or any mass or energy stressor are more prevalent than anyone could have predicted. ...

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