Water Management

NAUE Underwater Installation of Bentofix GCL
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VIDEO: Underwater Installation of GCL for Flood Protection

By NAUE – The video “Dam Sealing with Bentofix® BZ 13-B” shows how Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) allow ecological, economical and safe construction, including for underwater installation of a flood protection sealing system. A barrage along the Lech River in Feldheim, Germany is profiled. The Feldheim barrage is located directly in a nature reserve, 40 km north of Augsburg. As ... »

ACE Geosynthetics Geotextile Tubes
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Sand Drift, Geotextile Tubes, and Land Reclamation in Taiwan

By ACE Geosynthetics – Taichung Harbor, located at the south side of the Dajia River outfall, suffered from siltation due to drifting sand. A silt deposition area between the harbor and the outfall had been established to trap drifting sand and prevented sedimentation from interfering with the navigation channel and harbor. However, increasing sand drift load led to saturation of the silt depositi... »

Geosynthetics 2015

Last Chance to Join Special Sessions at Geosynthetics 2015

Geosynthetics 2015 will be held 15 – 18 February 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Today (April 15) is the final day to submit abstracts to the conference’s technical sessions. Ian Peggs of I-CORP INTERNATIONAL reminds readers that there are two exceptional opportunities to contribute to sessions at the conference: “Critical Applications of Geosynthetics” (high walls, critical cont... »

Edana Geotextile Workshop
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Edana Publishes Geotextile Workshop Videos from Index 14

INDEX is a triennial conference and exhibition from Edana.  With more than 12,000 attendees and 500 exhibitors, INDEX is the world’s largest nonwovens-related conference. This year, Daniele Cazzuffi (Past President of the International Geosynthetics Society) developed with the conference a special geotextile workshop. With conference having just concluded in Geneva, Switzerland, Edana has publishe... »

Environmental Connection 2015

Call for Presentations for Environmental Connection 2015

Denver, Colo. ‐ The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is calling for presentations for Environmental Connection 2015, annual conference and expo. Combining quality education with a top‐notch expo, this is the premier gathering place for the erosion and sediment control community. The 2015 conference will be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore. February 15‐18, 2015.... »

Allen Cadden ASCE Geo-Institute
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Responding to Change: An Interview with Allen Cadden, Geo-Institute

The Geo-Institute (G-I) is one eight specialty institutes organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to facilitate networking, knowledge transfer, and professional development. The Geo-Institute is dedicated to geotechnical engineering, and it serves as the United States member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE). With 11,500+ indi... »

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