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  • Geoweb Erosion & Hard-Armor Protection Mccook Quarry Flood Reservoir - Case Study

    Project overview Permanent erosion protection was necessary for the McCook Quarry flood reservoir for the City of Chicago. The reservoir averages 300 ft deep and is approximately 1.75 miles in diameter. The 105 ft long slopes above the quarry face required a system that would be low maintenance and stable at 2H:1V. A major site specific challenge was installing an erosion control product on ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Boulder Concrete Cloth Erosion Repair

    Concrete Cloth provides an affordable solution for an eroded hard-to-access residential slope. After a period of heavy rainfall, a Boulder, Colorado, homeowner discovered severe erosion in his backyard at the end of his leach field (also known as a septic drain field). He had to find a way to repair this damage and stop it from happening again; nearly half of his lawn had dropped three ...


    By Nilex

  • Articulated Concrete Blocks for Shoreline Protection

    Shoreline erosion is a process that occurs naturally along the coast and on lakes, rivers and even streams. Shoreline erosion can occur slowly due to the constant bombardment of waves against the shore, the flow of water, runoff due to rain and the freezing and thawing of ice. It can also occur quickly due to storms, flooding and other more extreme weather conditions. Shoreline erosion is a ...

  • Regina shoreline sewage lagoon, Regina, Sask., Canada - Case Study

    When Stantec Consulting Ltd. of Regina, SK, Canada, won the contract to design a new sewage lagoon for the City of Regina, the site’s history provided a good indication that serious erosion control measures were called for. Constructed in the early 1960s, the Regina Wastewater Treatment Plan uses a series of lagoons to contain secondary effluent from its sewage treatment operation. With the ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Regina shoreline sewage lagoon, Regina, Sask., Canada - Case Study

    When Stantec Consulting Ltd. of Regina, SK, Canada, won the contract to design a new sewage lagoon for the City of Regina, the site’s history provided a good indication that serious erosion control measures were called for. Constructed in the early 1960s, the Regina Wastewater Treatment Plan uses a series of lagoons to contain secondary effluent from its sewage treatment operation. With the ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Manage Vehicle Traffic Better with a Revetment Mat

    A revetment mat contains articulated concrete in an easy-to-install mat system. It is a well‑known method for controlling erosion and maintaining shorelines. However, a revetment mat system also creates excellent roads. You may manage a park where maintenance staff has to travel to empty trash cans or repair bathrooms, or you may require better access roads at your private ranch. No matter ...

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