Project Video: Geosynthetic Drainage Support for Athletic Facility

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Varicore Technologies documented the extensive drainage installation work its geocomposite materials were utilized in performed for the Annandale Regional Athletic Facility in Minnesota. The multi-sport site hosts a baseball stadium, four baseball/softball diamonds, two soccer pitches, and a football field. Additionally, parking, parkland, and trails were built into the 20+ acre location. To date,... »

Geosynthetics in Sports Engineering

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Sports stadiums generate significant media attention, for their cultural place in a city, their economic impact, their importance to the competitiveness of a team, their fairness of play, and design aesthetics and sustainability. While a stadium’s physical footprint, façade, and construction materials (e.g., glass, local stone, etc.) get a good deal of popular coverage, the quality of sport fields... »

VIDEO: Subsoil Drainage Systems

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On its YouTube channel, Geofabrics Australasia has published a new video detailing the advantages of subsoil drainage systems, such as the Megaflo® system. The rigid, high-flow velocity panel drain is utilized in improving roadway integrity and maintaining the playability of sports fields. The subsoil drainage solution is also quite strong. With its crush resistance, it is even used in mining oper... »