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Advancements in Prescriptive Covers

Advancements in Prescriptive Covers

  WHY ARE  FUNDAMENTAL FLAWS BEING OVERLOOKED IN LANDFILL CLOSURE DESIGNS? By: Paul O'Malley If we look back at the origins of RCRA’s Subtitle D and the genesis of what we now commonly refer to as a “prescriptive cover”, it is worthwhile to remember that the...

PROJECT PROFILE: UNLAYERING A CHANNEL IN DISTRESS

PROJECT PROFILE: UNLAYERING A CHANNEL IN DISTRESS

Faced with conditions such as steep slopes, soft sandy soils, a heavy sediment load and very shallow utilities, HydroTurf® was placed head to head with rock riprap…and won.   The Town of Parker, Colorado, faced a number of challenges with the Robinson Ranch swale...