Water Resource Engineering

Lagging Zones in Green Technologies

Though green technology adoption is all the rage, retail and restaurant spaces account for only 1.5% of LEED-ready projects. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Some of the needs: green roofs, better stormwater management, rainwater conservation tanks, better parking lots, and more. Learn more here.; »

Geotextile Tubes in India

The Statesman reports that geotextile tubes are being installed along eroding shores in India on an experimental basis. One section of the test site will target eroding embankments in a 10 km stretch. If the project proves to be successful, similar schemes will be adopted elsewhere. Experts from numerous agencies contributed to the plan's design. Learn more here.; »

The International Erosion Control Association Launches New Career Center

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) has launched a new career center aimed improving connections between the erosion, sediment control and stormwater management industries and the specialized workforce required to fill job openings in this field. By teaming with JobTarget, an industry leader in job board development and management, IECA has expanded from basic classified listi... »

EC Needed in Greenwich

Greenwich, Connecticut is recovering from heavy storms that caused significant erosion damage to residential and park areas. New erosion and vegetation recovery methods are sought along with better stormwater management solutions. Read about it in the Greenwich Time. Learn more here.; »

IAGI Newsletter

The Winter 2007 edition of the International Association of Geosynthetic Installers (IAGI) newsletter is available. This issue's stories include the need for educational support of the Approved Installation Contractor (AIC) program, leak location and liability, certified welder announcements, and much more. Download the issue in PDF. Learn more here.; »

Greenroofs in Africa

Jeanne Viall's article at All-Africa.com describes the experience of encountering greenroofs in South Africa from the impression to the design (with its geomembrane seal) to the importance of greenroofs in stormwater management and energy conservations. Learn more here.; »

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