Watershed Geo Blog

La Moraleja Country Club Upgrades to HydroTurf™

La Moraleja Country Club Upgrades to HydroTurf™

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,...

Saufley Landfill Rainfall Event

Saufley Landfill Rainfall Event

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...

ClosureTurf™ Goes Solar

ClosureTurf™ Goes Solar

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...

ClosureTurf™ Concludes the Saufley Landfill Saga

ClosureTurf™ Concludes the Saufley Landfill Saga

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...

A True Green Closure

A True Green Closure

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...