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  • Architectural projects

    Location: Hammond, LA Unit: RF-3315 Project: Eye clinic When Northshore Eye Associates acquired land, three miles from of Hammond, LA, for its new eye clinic, it knew that its architects would need an innovative landscaping plan to maintain simplicity of layout. The varying ground level meant that extensive retaining walls were essential, while exterior services also needed to be concealed. ...


    By HESCO Bastion, Inc.

  • ArmorMax® Chosen in Milltown reservoir diversion channel stabilization project for state of Montana case study

    PROJECT SUMMARY Over 100 years of deposited mine tailings prompted the Montana DEQ and U.S. EPA to embark on a major initiative to breach the Milltown Reservoir Dam and clean up contaminated sediments. But maintaining the flow of the Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers called for a potentially expensive diversion channel. Incorporating the AR-MORMAX® ARVS in the upper cross section to protect ...

  • 2000 IFAI award west Bouldin Creek, Austin, Texas - Case Study

    The Watershed Protection Department of the City of Austin is enthusiastic about cellular confinement technology. Though only recently added as a favorite system in their problem solving toolkit, this technology has been applied with dramatic success by in-house personnel in designing and building a 22 foot retaining wall to reinforce an eroding streambank. West Bouldin Creek makes a 90 degree ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • West bouldin creek Watershed protection program city of Austin - Case Study

    The Watershed Protection Department of the City of Austin is enthusiastic about cellular confinement technology. Though only recently added as a favorite system in their problem solving toolkit, this technology has been applied with dramatic success by in-house personnel in designing and building a 22 foot retaining wall to reinforce an eroding streambank. West Bouldin Creek makes a 90 degree ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Ayalon concrete channel, Tel-Aviv, Israel - Case Study

    In Israel, the long, dry summer is followed by a short rainy winter season causing high-flow, high-velocity streams and flooding often occurs. Serving as the divider for the north and south lanes of the Tel-Aviv Freeway, the Ayalon channel was designed to handle the surging waters of the Ayalon River during Tel-Aviv’s winter rainy season. Since the channel's original design, the city has ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • ARMORMAX® Provides Drop Structure Protection at the Carlota Copper Mine case study

    Water is a precious resource for the Carlota Copper Mine in Globe, AZ, and environmental regulations necessitated zero discharge from mine operations to the nearby Pinto Creek watershed. Construction of new heap leach pads in 2008 dictated the need for a diversion channel to maintain the flow of Powers Gulch without introduction of any leach effluent-Velocities associated with critical and ...

  • Molly Ann`s Brook- Geocell Wall and channel protection for the us army corps flood control project, Haledon, New Jersey - IECA `2000 Paper - Case Study

    In the summer of 1999, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, designed and constructed a flood protection project for Molly Ann’s Brook, located mainly in Paterson and Haledon, N.J. The brook is a tributary to the Passaic River, which flows through an urban area in New York Harbor. Communities along the 2.5-mile stretch of the brook have been subject to repetitive flooding ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Molly Ann`s Brook- geocell wall and channel protection for the US army corps flood control project, Haledon, New Jersey - IECA `2000 Paper - Case Study

    In the summer of 1999, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, designed and constructed a flood protection project for Molly Ann’s Brook, located mainly in Paterson and Haledon, N.J. The brook is a tributary to the Passaic River, which flows through an urban area in New York Harbor. Communities along the 2.5-mile stretch of the brook have been subject to repetitive flooding ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Urban Stream Restoration: Standing Up to the Toughest Weather Conditions

    Project In 2008, the City of Altanta faced a large problem: the single-lane road that provides the only entry point to its SWAT team training center was likely to be lost completely to erosion. Although the road had been lined with concrete barriers as a stop-gap measure, it was clear that more substantial action was required to save it. Because the road is situated on a narrow ...


    By Thrace Plastics Pack S.A.

  • Gabion Mattress Deployment at Former Manufactured Gas Plant Site

    PROJECT: Island End River Sediment Cap LOCATION: Boston, MA RCM SQUARE FT: 35,000 ORGANOCLAY: 135,000 lbs CONTRACTOR: Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc. DESIGN CONSULTANT: Arcadis PRODUCTS: ORGANOCLAY®, REACTIVE CORE MAT®, TRITON® Marine Mattress ...


    By CETCO

  • CPV gives a raft of support for wildlife islands

    Floating islands have been constructed by the pipework engineering company CPV Ltd for bio-engineering and erosion consultants Water-Lines Solutions Ltd. The floating islands, using a buoyancy subframe, were recently installed as part of a new nature reserve, now being created at a former quarry and landfill in Rugby. Prefabricated at CPV’s Romsey production site, a total of 106 frames ...


    By Water Active Ltd

  • Gabion mattress deployment at former manufacutured gas plant site case study

    Project: Island End River Sediment Cap Location: Boston, MA Products: Organoclay Reactive Core Mat? Triton Marine Mattresses Background: The project is situated on a former manufactured gas plant (MGP) site located adjacent to the Boston Harbor. Previous remedial work included dredge and disposal in CAD cell and cap. ...


    By CETCO

  • Underwater Canal Lining at Water-Power Plant in Dychów - Case Study

    Project Details Modernization of the approach flume at the hydro-electric power plant in Dychów Location Dychów, western Poland Products Used Bentomat, Geocetex non-woven & Terralys woven geotextiles The pumped-storage power station in Dychów was ...


    By CETCO

  • Boggabri Erosion Control Flumes, New South Wales - Case Study

    Background During the past ten to fifteen years, the resources sector has seen phenomenal growth however in the areas of coal, gas and petroleum the expansion has been unprecedented. In NSW, coal mining in the Hunter Valley near Singleton and Muswellbrook has always been the focus of attention for coal mining and growth, however despite expectations that deposits will be available for some ...


    By Presto Geosystems

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