Watershed Geo Blog

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...