• A Primer for Preventing HDPE Geomembrane Whales

    By Ian D. Peggs, Ph.D., P.E., P.Eng  – There continue to be failures of HDPE geomembrane lining syst...

    Slideshow of Whales - Geomembranes
  • Pluimer to Lead July 12 Geopipe Webinar for IGS North America

    The next IGS North America webinar will tackle one of the most necessary elements of modern infrastr...

    July 12 Geopipe Webinar for IGS North America
  • Sand Mats Protect World Cultural Heritage Site Underwater

    The prehistoric pile dwellings in upper Lake Zurich, Switzerland originated 4000 years ago and were ...

    Sand Mats Protect World Cultural Heritage Site Underwater
  • Geotextile Tubes, Geotextile Filters: Two Webinars from GSI

    The Geosynthetic Institute’s GSI Webinar series provided high-level education and resources on all g...

    Geosynthetic containers in mining
  • Safe Petrochemical Storage with Geosynthetic Secondary Containment

    In September 2016, a CC HydroTM (CCH) Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Barrier (GCCB) was used to...

    Safe Petrochemical Storage with Geosynthetic Secondary Containment - Concrete Canvas


Slideshow of Whales - Geomembranes

A Primer for Preventing HDPE Geomembrane Whales

By Ian D. Peggs, Ph.D., P.E., P.Eng  – There continue to be failures of HDPE geomembrane lining systems in waste water treatment plant (WWTP) lagoons and farm manure ponds. These geomembrane whales, which are bubbles that develop under the geomembrane, are generally caused by leakage through the liner, the inability to remove leakage, the generatio...

PODCAST: Disturbed Land Reclamation with Tom Willilams

PODCAST: Disturbed Land Reclamation with Tom Williams

In this episode of GeoTalk, we check in with Tom Williams, a 40-year veteran of disturbed land reclamation work, much of which has been in connection with mining. Mining activities are integral to the success of an enormous number of industries, and ...

IGS North America ELL Seminar Series Continues with Dipole Webinar

ELL Seminar Series – The Dipole Method (Webinar)

When: April 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Where: Online Webinar The ELL Seminar Series continues! The International Geosynthetics Society North America chapter’s next webinar offering is April 24, when Abigail Gilson, M.S., P.E...