Tag: slope stabilization

Slope stability is the potential of soil covered slopes to withstand and undergo movement. Stability is determined by the balance of shear stress and shear strength.

Retaining Walls: Structural Protection

Retaining Walls: Structural Protection

Retaining walls provide structural stability, protection to land or edifices behind the wall, security, navigation of slope grade changes, or a division of property or land use. Because the designed usage of retaining walls covers a broad scope, choosing the right materials for the correct application and the best price

Slope Whisperers

Slope Whisperers

Cambridge, MA, maintains a series of three terminal reservoirs for drinking water. Fresh Pond has been one of the most prominent reservoirs in the city’s fleet of water sources and a favorite with the community, not just as a source of water, but also because of its role as a

Tailor-Made Erosion Solutions

Tailor-Made Erosion Solutions

Geosynthetics often play a starring role in a variety of applications: drainage, cellular confinement systems, green roofs, pond liners, covers for closed and capped landfills, and reinforcement for retaining walls, among others.

Mitigating Mayhem

Mitigating Mayhem

As employment laws shortened the workday toward the end of the 19th century, the concept of “leisure time” arose. Spending time away from factories or offices to enjoy the outdoors, particularly the newly ­created systems of parks, gardens, trails, and green spaces—many designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted—was advanced

Techniques for Stabilizing Slopes

Techniques for Stabilizing Slopes

From stabilizing failing slopes to creating new slopes, erosion control contractors are turning to new technologies as well as relying on the tried and true in a number of projects throughout the US.

Slope Stabilization Techniques

Slope Stabilization Techniques

From stabilizing failing slopes to creating new slopes, erosion control contractors are turning to new technologies as well as relying on the tried and true in a number of projects throughout the US.

Erosion Control Methods for Steep Slopes

Erosion Control Methods for Steep Slopes

Huge projects like the widening of US 202 in Pennsylvania span several years and several seasons. Stormwater and erosion control is an important part of the planning process, and a variety of soil erosion control devices play a role. Changing topography and limited highway easements sometimes result in steep slopes

FREE Webinar – Eliminating Post-Closure Care Headaches … and Costs

FREE Webinar – Eliminating Post-Closure Care Headaches … and Costs

As a landfill operator or owner tasked with maintaining your cover system beyond the routine post-closure operating events, you know that traditional soil covers can be just one drought or heavy storm away from failure. Perpetual care is essential…but it’s costly.

Join speaker Mike Ayers for a FREE webinar exploring how

Are Thoughts of Landfill Post-Closure Care Keeping You Up at Night?

Are Thoughts of Landfill Post-Closure Care Keeping You Up at Night?

If you’re a landfill operator or owner facing the daunting task of caring for a cover system well beyond the routine post-closure operating events, you’ve probably heard from others that traditional soil covers can be just one drought or heavy storm away from failure. Perpetual care is essential…but it’s costly.

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