The Lighter Side of Geomembranes

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Geomembrane installations often cover substantial areas. Landfill cells pose enormous footprints. Oil and gas pits, industrial processing ponds, and wastewater containment ponds are large installations too, and each year they tend to be built a little larger. The scaling up of these facilities is not just a matter of achieving better operational economics for the facility owner; it’s also because ... »

Installing CSPE Geomembrane in the Virgin Islands

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The island of Saint Thomas in the US Virgin Islands is one of the Caribbean’s most popular and cosmopolitan destinations. When an aging lining system began to fail in a well-known resort’s cistern system, Colorado Lining International (CLI) was called in to replace the membrane with a CSPE geomembrane. The underground installation presented a number of challenges. The vertical walls (16 ft.) of th... »

Burke Announces Strategic Partners for CSPE Geomembranes

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Burke Industries has long been a leader in chlorosulfonated polyethylene (CSPE) geomembranes. The durability of the material has produced service lives in excess of 30 years in containment installations, such as for floating covers and liners on reservoirs. CSPE is a unique material. In a move to continuing focusing on its manufacturing expertise, Burke has announced exclusive, strategic partnersh... »

Layfield Awarded Los Angeles CSPE Floating Cover Project

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SAN DIEGO – Layfield Environmental Containment, a worldwide leader in floating cover technology, is pleased to announce the recent award of a contract to fabricate and install a new Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (CSPE) floating cover system for the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) Eagle Rock Reservoir. The scope of the project includes demolishing the existing cover, furni... »

Layfield to distribute CSPE geomembranes in Australia

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Vancouver, British Columbia – Burke Industries based out of San Jose, California is pleased to announce that it will be working with Layfield Environmental Systems, based out of Vancouver, Canada for the supply and distribution of its Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (CSPE) products in Australia: CSPE geomembranes. CSPE is a highly UV-stabilized, engineered geomembrane, used extensively in muni... »