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Accomack County Landfill Wins Engineering Excellence Honor Award

2019-05-22T11:42:11-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Awards, News/Blog|

Accomack County Northern Landfill Capped with ClosureTurf Wins ACEC Virginia 2019 Engineering Excellence Honor Award Accomack County chose ClosureTurf for its landfill closure of Cell 2 based on proven performance as well as environmental and cost benefits. The product solved the landfill’s sandy soil erosion issues, significantly reduced the short and long-term maintenance costs [...]

ClosureTurf for Final Closure of Coal Combustion Residuals: Reduced Environmental Impacts & Renewable Energy

2019-05-15T10:17:05-04:00May 15th, 2019|News/Blog|

Reduced Environmental Impacts When considering a final cover system for a landfill or impoundment, it is important not only to keep water out of the waste, but also to ensure that nothing detrimental comes off the surface and lands in the water carried offsite. Considering the average size of CCR impoundments and landfills, opportunity exists [...]

Why ClosureTurf is an Effective Solution for Final Closure of Coal Combustion Residuals

2019-05-15T10:22:04-04:00May 15th, 2019|News/Blog|

A Decade of Performance 1,500 acres installed over the past decade. Coal ash is the second-largest industrial waste stream in the United States, with approximately 130 million tons produced annually. Over the last several years, new technologies for final ash storage have been successfully implemented and are outperforming traditional vegetated closures in [...]

ClosureTurf for Final Closure of Coal Combustion Residuals: Shear Strength, Slope Stability and Design Life

2019-05-15T10:23:08-04:00May 13th, 2019|News/Blog|

Shear Strength and Slope Stability Traditional soil covers are subject to veneer-type slope failure due to insufficient interface shear strength and the possibility of excess hydraulic head in the soil cover. By removing the burden of the heavy soil layers, final cover slope stability is significantly improved due to the highly durable interfaces of [...]

ClosureTurf for Final Closure of Coal Combustion Residuals: Traditional vs. Geosynthetic Closure

2019-05-15T10:20:14-04:00May 1st, 2019|News/Blog|

Traditional Closure Design vs. Geosynthetic Closure Prescriptive final cover designs for landfills have historically included a compacted soil liner, geomembrane liner, a drainage layer, and a vegetative soil cover. These traditional capping options involve large volumes of soil that many coal-fueled plants may not have available Because of challenges associated with prescriptive designs, and [...]

Watershed Geo Appoints Kyle Ehman as President

2019-04-02T10:05:09-04:00April 2nd, 2019|News/Blog|

Atlanta, GA – April 2, 2019 - Watershed Geo announced today that CEO Michael Ayers has appointed Kyle Ehman as President effective April 1. The company’s national footprint is approaching 2,000 acres of installed projects, and Watershed Geo has doubled in revenue and employees in the past three years. Watershed Geo specializes in engineered [...]

Watershed Geo Celebrates Ten Years of ClosureTurf®

2019-01-18T11:00:20-04:00January 17th, 2019|Blog, News/Blog|

Approximately 1,500 Acres in the U.S. Capped with ClosureTurf Atlanta, Ga. – January 17, 2019 – A leader in civil engineering and erosion control technologies, Watershed Geo today celebrates the ten-year anniversary of its first ClosureTurf® landfill installation. ClosureTurf is an engineered landfill closure system that was designed to address the environmental and performance failures [...]

HydroTurf® Makes LA DOTD Approved Materials List

2019-01-08T14:48:16-04:00January 8th, 2019|News/Blog|

HydroTurf Approved in Three Categories for Stabilization and Erosion Control Atlanta, GA – January 8, 2019 – Watershed Geo announced today that its engineered synthetic turf revetment system, HydroTurf, has been selected by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) as an approved product on their materials list for both construction [...]

Anthony Ferrari Joins Watershed Geo

2018-12-11T08:59:29-04:00December 11th, 2018|News/Blog|

Watershed Geo is pleased to announce that Anthony Ferrari has joined our sales team as Vice President of Industrial Markets. A recognized leader in the industrial sector, Anthony has over 30 years of experience working with Fortune 100 clients in the Chemical, Pulp and Paper, Manufacturing, and Oil and Gas Industries.  His extensive experience [...]

HydroTurf Featured in Waste Advantage Magazine!

2018-12-11T09:00:09-04:00November 30th, 2018|News/Blog|

Using an engineered synthetic turf system to manage storm water at landfill sites addresses multiple issues while improving performance and reducing costs. By: Krista Willey Handling concentrated flows of water at landfills presents multiple challenges when it comes to managing storm water. Typically, these systems consist of applications such as downchutes, perimeter channels, bench drains, outfall structures and basins to appropriately route water [...]

Dr. Bryan Scholl Joins Watershed Geo’s Elite Team of Engineers

2018-12-11T09:01:01-04:00August 17th, 2018|News/Blog|

Atlanta, GA – August 1, 2018 – Watershed Geo is pleased to announce Dr. Bryan N.Scholl has joined its elite staff of engineers. Dr. Scholl will assume the role of senior engineer for Watershed Geo providing technical support in hydraulics, hydrology and erosion control for their innovative technologies.   Dr. Scholl has over 15 years [...]