IECA Region One Board of Directors Election Results

IECA Update: Hurricane Response, Board of Directors Election Results

As communities throughout the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, southeast Texas, and Florida recover from hurricane flood damage, the International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA)...
Rolled Erosion Control Products - ECTC

ECTC Revises the Rolled Erosion Control Products Specification

The Erosion Control Technology Council provides a voice for the large field of professionals who focus on engineering solutions to control soil loss and...
Geocells Create Sloped Greenroof in Bangalore, India

Geocells Create Sloped Greenroof in India

By Strata Geosystems (India) – Greenroofs have continued to gain support in the roofing community. They meet the goal for higher performance buildings. They...
GeoPASS II Returns with a Strong Geotechnical Program – October 11

GeoPASS II Offers a Strong Geotechnical Program – October 11

Last year, Charlotte, North Carolina-based HUESKER hosted a high-level, invitation-only geosynthetics technical networking event called GeoPASS. The inaugural series delivered top-tier lectures and perspectives...
VIDEO INTERVIEW: Chungsik Yoo and Erol Güler Discuss Underground Construction

VIDEO: Chungsik Yoo and Erol Güler Discuss Underground Construction

At EuroGeo 6, the International Geosythetics Society recorded one of its “Two for a Few” installments, which brings together field experts for brief talk...
How RUSLE 2 Benefits Ag, Mining, Urban Design, and Other Sectors

How RUSLE2 Benefits Ag, Mining, Urban Design, and Other Sectors

Nearly 80 years of erosion data in the United States informs the massive RUSLE2 database, led by the US Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources...
IECA 2018 Exhibit Hall

IECA 2018 Opens Housing and Registration, Publishes Full Program

The International Erosion Control Association 2018 Conference and Exhibition (IECA 2018) is fully ready for attendees to reserve accommodation and register for the conference....
Improving Waterways, Coastlines, and Marine Habitats with Geosynthetics

PODCAST: Improving Waterways and Coasts with Geosynthetics

Waterway health and coastal resiliency are some of the most highly debated topics in infrastructure, as work or lack of addressing an issue in...

Erosion Control App Calculates Engineering Data from Job Site Photos

Erosion and sediment control professionals can now use the high-quality lens technology in their iPhone and Android-based mobile devices to determine slopes and evaluate...
Geosynthetics in Erosion Control Webinar

GSI Webinar on Geosynthetics in Erosion Control to Address Landslides

The Next GSI Webinar from the Geosynthetic Institute will focus on “Geosynthetics in Erosion Control.” This high-quality professional development opportunity will be held on 13 September...

PODCAST: Creating Strong Environmental Programs

Infrastructure projects often shape our futures for the better, but they can also be tremendous sources of pollution—especially without proper attention to erosion and...
Drainage and Venting of Geosynthetic Containment Systems

PODCAST: Proper Drainage and Venting of Geosynthetic Barrier Systems

The field of geosynthetics has seen a strong increase geomembrane performance debate. The topics have looked roundly at performance in exposed environments, in buried...
Image by TenCate Geosynthetics

Protecting a Caribbean Shoreline and Coal-Fired Power Plant

TenCate Geosynthetics has published a new video that features how TenCate Geotube® technology was used to repair and protect a Caribbean shoreline. The immediate...
Bob Mackey, NAGS Webinar

PODCAST: Bob Mackey on the State of Geosynthetics Education

A few years ago, the International Geosynthetics Society revived its Educate the Educators program. The initiative was developed in the early 1990s to help...
Photo of NH-44 rehabiliation with geocell-supported design by Strata

Geocell-Supported Design Restores Indian Highway

By Strata Geosystems (India) - Several days of torrential rain in March 2016 completely destroyed a stretch of National Highway 44 (NH-44) in India....
GeoAfrica 2017 - IGS

GeoAfrica 2017 Releases Promotional Video

GeoAfrica 2017 will be held 8 – 11 October 2017 in Marrakech, Morocco. The conference, which is centered on the theme of “Geosynthetics in...
Image of Stormwater Drainage Improvement atop a Tailings Dam, by Concrete Cavnas

Relining a Tailings Dam Stormwater Channel with Limited Access

By Concrete Canvas - In August 2016, a Concrete Canvas® Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) was used to line a drainage channel at Glenridding...
Photo of MnDOT Project Using GSE RoaDrain at Expansion Joints

Improving Drainage at Expansion Joints in Rigid Pavements

By GSE Environmental – Repairing damaged expansion joints in rigid pavements is a costly endeavor. Not only is the cost of the repairs high,...
Photo from Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society 50th Anniversary Symposium Promotion

Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society 50th Anniversary Symposium

The Thai Geotechnical Society will host the Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society's 50th Anniversary Symposium. The international event, featuring 35 invitation-only presentations, will be held...
Photo of large-scale erosion testing by TRI Environmental, which is researching pullout anchor testing

PODCAST: Pullout Anchor Testing in Erosion and Sediment Control

Jay Sprague of the South Carolina-based Denver Down Research Facility took on a private client’s pullout anchor testing questions with erosion and sediment control...
Image: Effective Education for Improving Erosion/Sediment Control System Adoption

Effective Education for Erosion and Sediment Control System Adoption

Erosion and sediment control advances have produced enormously beneficial results, in infrastructure performance and economics; yet, rates of erosion and sediment control system adoption...
A Primer on Soil and Geotextile Filter Design for MSE Walls

MSE Wall Failures vis-à-vis the Lack of Geotechnical Filters

By Dr. Robert M. Koerner – Since 2001, the Geosynthetic Institute has accumulated data on failures of geosynthetic-reinforced mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining walls....
NAUE and USGS Images, Wind Farm Construction

Geosynthetic Reinforcement for Wind Energy

Subsidies and federal energy policies get most of the headlines, but with the increasing size of wind turbines and the scale of wind farms,...
Photo of low impact development engineering by LimnoTech

PODCAST: Leap Frog Ideas for Low Impact Development

How do we create a more water-centric infrastructure? That’s a question LimnoTech senior engineer Dr. Daniel Medina, P.E., D.WRE addresses in his work. Low...
Photo of Hydraulic Engineering by Maccaferri

Hydraulic Engineering Solutions Seminar, July 14

Waterways are dynamic environments. Strong hydraulic engineering solutions are needed to create resilient infrastructures that minimize environmental impact, control costs, and provide long-term performance....

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Zornberg and Tutumluer Lead GAP 2019 Geosynthetics Short Course

Geo-Structural Aspects of Pavements, Railways, and Airfields (GAP 2019) is an interdisciplinary transportation engineering forum designed to foster communication between the three primary transportation...
Presto Geosystems Business Development Manager

Presto Geosystems Seeks Technical Manager

Presto Geosystems has served as a leader in the geosynthetics field for nearly 40 years, including being an innovator in the truest sense: the...
IGS Prague Workshops on Stabilization and Hydraulics

IGS Prague Workshops Cover Stabilization and Hydraulics

The International Geosynthetics Society will hold back-to-back workshops 10 – 13 November 2019 in Prague. The events are being organized by the IGS Technical...
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