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®

2019-01-18T11:00:20-05:00January 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

2019-01-08T14:48:16-05:00January 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

2018-12-11T08:59:29-05:00December 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!

2018-12-11T09:00:09-05:00November 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

2018-12-11T09:01:01-05:00August 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 [...]

Watershed Geo Announces the Addition of One of the Industry’s Finest to its Team

2018-10-22T20:44:21-04:00June 13th, 2017|News/Blog|

Atlanta, GA – June 13, 2017 - Watershed Geo is pleased to announce that Dr. Ming Zhu has joined its elite staff of engineers.   Zhu will assume the role of Director of Engineering Services, overseeing the company’s technical operations for existing products and the development of new product offerings. Dr. Zhu brings more than 11 [...]

Innovative Approach to Landfill Design Allows for Benchless Caps

2018-10-22T20:44:21-04:00March 30th, 2017|News/Blog|

INTRODUCTION As engineers begin to understand the multiple facets of a ClosureTurf® design, they realize there are many more benefits than previously understood.  The original version of ClosureTurf brought many unique changes to the landfill design process.  Maintenance was cut by more than 95%.  The need for final cover vegetative soil was removed. The need [...]

Why Should Water Quality Be Top of Mind When Choosing a Cover?

2018-10-22T20:44:21-04:00February 28th, 2017|News/Blog|

When considering a final cover system for a landfill, it is not only important to keep the water out, you must also ensure that nothing detrimental comes off the surface and lands in the water carried off your site. Closed landfills can generate large amounts of surface runoff.  With a traditional soil cap, rainstorms will [...]

Handling Concentrated Flows on Landfill Closures

2018-10-22T20:44:21-04:00January 17th, 2017|News/Blog|

In most landfill closure designs, water flow is directed off the top deck to steep downchute channels in order to prevent erosion and eliminate ponding.  Common materials for these lined drainage channels include rock riprap, concrete lining and drainage pipe.  These materials can be very expensive, time consuming and create obstacles for completing construction. [...]

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