Channel Erosion Protection, Mining

Big Ledge Mine Spillway

Wells, NV
  • HydroTurf® solved major engineering and earthworks issues on site as channel was able to fit into tight construction area without regrading the heap.
  • Can withstand heavy loading in winter months while also thriving in the arid summer conditions.
  • 2020/2021 NDEP Award Winner
  • HydroTurf System was uniquely designed to be tied into the liner cap system to eliminate all infiltration concerns.
HydroTurf® is an engineered revetment solution designed to provide armoring of hydraulic structures against high velocity and shear stress. It offers the aesthetics of vegetation combined with better performance than traditional hard armor.
Product Type HydroTurf® CS - 100% Tan
Project Type Mining Downchute / Channel Stabilization
Owner National Oilwell Varco
Engineer SRK Consulting
Installer ESI - Environmental Specialties International, Inc
Size 123,192 sf
Date Completed 2020