turf reinforcement Articles

  • 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. ...


    By Nilex

  • 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 ...

  • Friends university Davis hall, Wichita, Kansas - Case Study

    When officials at Friends University, Wichita, wanted to beautify the exterior of the newly renovated historic Davis Hall, they knew they would have to remove the large driveway leading up to the main entrance from the front gate. But what if emergency or maintenance vehicles needed to gain access to Davis Hall? The solution was a geosynthetically reinforced porous pavement system that looks like ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • High performance vegetated solutions-research synopsis - Case Study

    Research objective Measure performance of the Geoweb® (GW) material combined with a turf reinforcement mat (TRM) (integrated system) with topsoil infill and vegetation under varying shear stresses and flow rates to quantify both hydraulic forces and corresponding soil loss. The test consisted of a series of continuous one-hour flows over the GW-TRM system at incrementally ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Highway Shoulder Use of Grasspave2

    Highway shoulders can be an excellent application for Grasspave2 porous pavement. Grasspave2 is a turf reinforcement structure, designed for heavy truck loads, with the ability to maximize root zone mass, storm water infiltration and natural filtration capabilities for highway runoff. There are a few guidelines to ensure maximum success, and this paper will present them below. Design ...


    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 were ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


    By FINN Corporation

  • San Elijo Middle School, San Marcos, California - Case Study

    Project Name: San Elijo Middle School Product: Grasspave2 turf reinforcement system Application: Multi-Use Student Activities & Fire Lane City: San Marcos ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • 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 ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • 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 ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • 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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