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Watershed Geosynthetics, ClosureTurf® Assists Hartford Landfill Transform into a Model of Renewable Energy Innovation

2018-10-22T20:44:26+00:00August 13th, 2014|News/Blog|

ClosureTurf® Landfill Cover Creates Unique Platform for Solar Panels Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority (CRRA) culminated the final phase of the Hartford Landfill closure, completed in June 2014, with a 40-acre cap utilizing ClosureTurf, a revolutionary three component erosion control closure system, topped by six acres of solar panels. [...]

Watershed Geosynthetics Gives Long Awaited Makeover to Tangipahoa Parish Landfill With Closure Turf®

2018-10-22T20:44:26+00:00July 31st, 2014|News/Blog|

After combating nearly a decade of erosion control issues, Tangipahoa Parish Waste Facility (TPWF) of Independence, LA finally found long awaited success in covering the state-owned (parish-owned) landfill known as Cell 10 ( and 11) by installing ClosureTurf, an innovative three component final closure system.

ClosureTurf® Provides Erosion Control Plan Leading to SWANA Silver Award at Saufley Field Landfill

2018-10-22T20:44:26+00:00July 29th, 2014|News/Blog|

Saufley Field Landfill completes year by withstanding 22'' rainfall event and winning SWANA Silver Award for Landfill Remediation by using ClosureTurf™ Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) awarded Escambia County’s effort to remediate a variety of major issues at Saufley Field Road Construction and Demolition Landfill with [...]

Watershed Geosynthetics HydroTurf® Revetment Technology Reinvents Lake Banks at Terminus Wake Park

2018-10-22T20:44:26+00:00July 18th, 2014|News/Blog|

Watershed Geosynthetics provides Terminus Wake Park with HydroTurf® providing an aesthetically superior erosion control technology and minimum long term maintenance. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Terminus, the first occupant of the massive LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center Complex in Emerson, GA, is a cable-pulled Wake Boarding Park with three different lakes available to [...]

ClosureTurf™ Gives Long Awaited Makeover to Tangipahoa Parish Landfill

2018-10-22T20:44:31+00:00January 27th, 2014|News/Blog|

Landfill Features All in One Final Landfill Cap and Gas Collection System January 13, 2014-Atlanta, GA— After combating nearly a decade of erosion issues, Tangipahoa Parish Waste Facility (TPWF) of Independence, LA finally found long awaited success in covering the state-owned (parish-owned) landfill known as Cell 10 ( and 11) by installing ClosureTurf™, an innovative three [...]

La Moraleja Country Club Upgrades to HydroTurf™

2018-10-22T20:44:32+00:00December 9th, 2013|News/Blog|

The main advantages of HydroTurf™ are that it looks and feels like natural turf with the strength and performance of a hard armor revetment. Recently, Nicklaus Design Group benefited from these advantages at the La Moraleja Country Club just outside of Madrid, Spain.  They successfully installed HydroTurf™ for two different applications where they have had difficulty establishing [...]

Closure Turf™ Provides Landfills with a More Efficient and Cost Effective Gas Collection and Control System

2018-10-22T20:44:32+00:00December 9th, 2013|News/Blog|

With the ClosureTurf™ System, landfill operators are containing a greater amount of emissions and odors while simultaneously slashing costs and producing a superior gas for energy projects. With the increased demand for better odor control as well as the need to capture the highest quality gas for green energy, landfill operators find themselves devoting more time [...]

Saufley Landfill Rainfall Event

2018-10-22T20:44:32+00:00October 10th, 2013|News/Blog|

On June 9, 2013 Saufley Field Road C&D Landfill experienced a rain event of an estimated 4.5 inches/hour for approximately one (1) hour.  The facility experienced some minor rilling as shown in the first photograph to the right. The aforementioned rain event was above the design standard of 4.0 inches/hour that is utilized for the design of [...]

ClosureTurf™ Goes Solar

2018-10-22T20:44:32+00:00October 8th, 2013|News/Blog|

The nature of the ClosureTurf™ System is that it provides an excellent environment for generating renewable energy through the incorporation of solar panel arrays.  The ClosureTurf™ geosynthetic cover system enables panels to operate in a clean setting free of dust, grass clippings, and potential damage from lawn mowing equipment providing a setting for the highest [...]

ClosureTurf™ Concludes the Saufley Landfill Saga

2018-10-22T20:44:32+00:00October 7th, 2013|News/Blog|

A long-awaited solution restores health and safety for neighborhoods of Escambia County After inheriting the remains of Saufley Landfill, a 23-acre landfill known for its potential dangers and environmental hazards, the County of Escambia was challenged to eliminate several issues related to the official closing and capping of the site.   Opened in 1990 and closed [...]

A True Green Closure

2018-10-22T20:44:33+00:00May 9th, 2013|News/Blog|

As a response to numerous failures and poor performance of environmental closures at landfills, engineers have looked at new approaches to establish a more physically stable and environmentally sound solution. Traditional landfills require large amounts of soil for their construction, and many experience on-going erosion and sedimentation issues. Traditional covers are highly reliant on trucking soils, [...]