turf reinforcement mat Articles

  • 3-D Woven Technology: The “Next Generation” in Turf Reinforcement Mats

    The designers at Propex have taken the technology in their high performance turf reinforcement mats (HPTRMs) and used it to design the next generation of turf reinforcement mats (TRMs). These new netless, composite-free three-dimensional woven TRMs are designed to deliver superior, long-term performance, and are proven to outperform traditional methods like rock riprap, concrete paving and first ...

  • The Point in Patterson Heights, Calgary, Alberta - Case Study

    Project Name: The Point in Patterson Heights Products: Terratame2 Applications: Swale Reinforcement Erosion Control City: Calgary State/Province: Alberta Install Date: October 2014 Client: QuinnCorp Holdings Install Size: 320 sq meters (3500 sq ft) Address: 565 Patterson Grove SW, Calgary, AB Designer: Brock-White and Eric Richoz Contractor: QuinnCorp Developments Directions: 565 ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Pyramat HPTRM succeeds where others fail at restoring shore

    BACKGROUND This site is on Lake Winnebago in Wisconsin. The lake is very large, the biggest in the state, and gets significant ice buildup every year that wreaks havoc on the shoreline. DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION This site has 8 foot wave action that has been documented by the Department of Natural Resources. In years past concrete sea walls had been installed, but the walls cracked and ...

  • Tickville Gulch Turf Reinforcement Mats - Case Study

    The Vmax SC250 Turf Reinforcement Mat provides a revegetation option able to withstand FEMA-set high flow rates A drainage canal serving several farms and registered as a U.S. Waterway needed to be redirected to accommodate new development. Federal regulations and soft soils throughout the project area required special considerations for the channel lining and material anchoring. Challenge ...


    By Nilex

  • Creek Headwaters Restoration - Case study

    ERC was hired by the Village of Madison, Ohio to repair and restore a portion of Arcola Creek. The project consisted of grading and sloping, installing rock structures and features, installing log structures and root wads. Another large component of this project was to replace an existing culvert pipe with a new concrete precast box culvert. Once the project was completed ERC furnished and ...

  • ArmorMax® is Solution for Alberta, Canada Transportation case study

    Background In Alberta Canada. Alberta Transportation identified two ditches. H614:02 north ditch and H894:04 east ditch that had experienced severe erosion. Both ditches service drainage needs for adjacent farmland that comprises hundreds of acres of land. The bed slopes on the two ditches averaged approximately 7%, which enabled the silty soils to easily erode even during modest storm events. ...

  • River Stabilization & Realignment- Case Study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor to stabilize and realign the North Fork Licking River immediately upstream from a rail road bridge. The project required clearing, grubbing, excavation and regrading of the existing point bars to realign the river thalweg. To stabilize the banks we installed j-hooks, flexamat, turf reinforcement matting, erosion control blanket with seed and plantings. We ...

  • Gordy Pump Station - St. Mary Parish Gordy, LA case study

    The first levee armoring project designed by the New Orleans District of the Corp of Engineers (COE) post Hurricane Katrina utilized Armor-Max®, an Anchored Reinforced Vegetation System. It was installed in December 2006 on the land side of the levee to prevent erosion from overtopping. ArmorMax® is a combination of a high performance turf reinforcement mat (HPTRM) and earth percussion ...

  • C Street and Harthorn in Fillmore, Fillmore, California - Case Study

    Project Name: C Street and Harthorn in Fillmore Product: Grasspave2 turf reinforcement mat Application: Stormwater Control/Vehicle Support City: Fillmore State/Province: California Install Date: June 2001, February 2002, May 2002 Install Size: 600 m2 (6,460 sq ft), 400 m2 (4305 sq ft), 440 (4740 sq ft) Address: C Street for three blocks starting at Harthorn, Fillmore, CA Client: City of ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Erosion and Sediment Control: Navigating NPDES Regulations, the SWPPP, and Techniques for Compliance

    Erosion and Sedimentation: Why Are They a Problem? The US Environmental Protection Agency lists sediment as the single most common pollutant in rivers, streams, lakes, and reservoirs. With all the potentially harmful chemicals and substances in the world, it seems odd to many people that sediment—dirt, essentially—is singled out as the major culprit. Yet these particles of sand, ...


    By FINN Corporation

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