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EPA Completes First Phase of a Mississippi Superfund Site Using ClosureTurf

2020-07-08T11:02:53-04:00July 8th, 2020|News/Blog|

While so many current events are having negative impacts in the world in which we live, Watershed Geo is celebrating the recent closure of the first phase of the Mississippi Phosphates Superfund Site.  Previously an environmental liability for the EPA that threatened one of the most biological productive estuaries in the region, the initial [...]

Benefits of ClosureTurf in Seismically Hazardous Areas

2020-06-09T13:01:28-04:00June 9th, 2020|News/Blog|

There are currently 15 ClosureTurf installation sites located in areas with hazardous seismic potential as classified by the United States Geologic Survey (USGS) and shown in the above figure.  The maximum landfill slopes of these sites vary from 4 horizontal to 1 vertical (4H:1V) to as steep as 2H:1V. Solid waste landfill slope stability [...]

Watershed Geo Hires Kenny Hughes to Lead New, Patented Solar Technology for Landfills

2020-05-01T15:35:57-04:00May 1st, 2020|News/Blog|

Atlanta, GA – May 1, 2020 – Watershed Geo is pleased to announce that Kenny Hughes has joined the Watershed Geo team as Vice President of Renewable Energy. Hughes will be focused on growing the market for Watershed’s patented PowerCap™ solar array system in conjunction with battery storage solutions, both driven by an increasing [...]

Watershed Geo, Watershed Solar, and ISM Solar Development Announce Formation of Watershed Solar Development

2019-11-24T20:59:53-05:00November 22nd, 2019|News/Blog|

Watershed Solar Development to Offer Innovative Solutions for Turning Landfills and Brownfields into Clean Energy Assets ALPHARETTA, GA and EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – November 22, 2019- Watershed Solar Development has been formed to provide innovative landfill and brownfield solar energy solutions integrated with ClosureTurf®, a patented engineered geosynthetic turf closure system owned by Watershed [...]

All-Weather Protection

2019-10-16T14:38:00-04:00October 2nd, 2019|News/Blog|

Watershed Geo’s ClosureTurf® and HydroTurf® Superior Performance When Exposed to Historic Rainfalls and Strong Winds In its tenth year of in-ground performance, ClosureTurf has proved its ability to solve erosion challenges for landfill final covers.  To date, over 2,000 acres have been installed and are performing successfully around the country even in areas where [...]

WG Marks Their 10th Year of Establishing a New Standard With ClosureTurf

2020-04-27T13:47:04-04:00September 5th, 2019|News/Blog|

Many years of testing, breaking, fixing, evaluating and refining led Watershed Geo founders in 2009 to a small town in Louisiana to bring to reality their vision of significantly improving the way landfills are closed and maintained. Since then WG has completed over 70 projects and installed over 2,000 acres across the US, proving [...]

EPA Superfund Site to be Closed with ClosureTurf

2020-04-27T13:39:29-04:00July 3rd, 2019|News/Blog|

ClosureTurf estimated to save $6 Million in Installation and Maintenance Costs and $40,000 Per Day in Water Treatment Costs Once Completed Atlanta, GA – July 2,2019– Watershed Geo announced today that its innovative engineered system, ClosureTurf, was chosen for the landfill closure method at the Mississippi Phosphates Corporation Site (MPC) in Pascagoula, MS, marking the [...]

Watershed Geo Names Bradford Cooley Senior Vice President

2019-06-06T14:05:25-04:00June 3rd, 2019|News/Blog|

ATLANTA, GA. – June 2, 2019 – Watershed Geo, a leader in civil engineering and erosion control technologies, today announced the promotion of Bradford Cooley to Senior Vice President.  In his new role, Cooley will assume all sales and marketing responsibilities related to managing the growth of Watershed's complete line of environmental and civil [...]

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 [...]

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