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IECA Announces a New Executive Director

January 22, 2016 - in Erosion control, People

Denver — International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) announced Sharan Wilson as its new executive director. Wilson has more than 20 years of senior level leadership experience in the telecommunications industry, followed by nearly 10 years…

Dewberry Awarded Contract with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service

Fairfax, Va., Jan. 5, 2015—Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, was recently awarded a $5 million, five-year Blank Purchase Agreement…

IECA Names Environmental Achievement and Outstanding Professional of the Year

December 14, 2015 - in Awards, Corporate, Erosion control

Denver, Colo. – International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) names the 2015 winners for the Environmental Achievement and Outstanding…

Multiagency Team Working to Reduce Erosion and Flooding Threat in Eastern Washington

December 11, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Erosion control

CAMP MURRAY, Wash. – Washington’s devastating 2014 and 2015 wildfire seasons put vast areas of the state at risk of erosion and flooding, posing additional dangers to residents and communities.  Today, a collaborative effort among all levels of government…

Global Geosynthetics Market 2015 to Reach $19.5 Billion by 2022 with CAGR of 12%

October 30, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Erosion control

Deerfield Beach, FL, Oct. 28, 2015—The Global Geo-synthetics market is valued at $7.52 billion in 2014 and projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12% reaching $19.5 billion by 2022. Geo-synthetics are broadly used in coastal engineering,…

NDOT’s Kingsbury Grade Project receives TRPA ‘Best in Basin’ Award

A Nevada Department of Transportation project to repave and enhance Kingsbury Grade last year has received a Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Best in the Basin Award. The project substantially completed ahead of schedule in 2014, and was recognized as a water…

Storms After Wildfire Lead to Impaired Water Quality

September 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Erosion control, Maintenance

Water quality can be substantially diminished for several years after wildfire in response to relatively common local thunderstorms, according to a recent USGS study. USGS scientists led by research hydrologist Sheila Murphy collected extensive streamflow…

The International Erosion Control Association Announces its 2016‐2019 Term Board of Directors

September 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Erosion control

Denver, Colo.—The International Erosion Control Association Region One membership voted to newly elect Adam Dibble, CPESC and Gustavo O. Salerno, CPESC, PE and to reelect Craig S. Benson, M.S. to the 2016‐2019 Board of Directors. Adam Dibble, Senior Marketing…

El Niño and La Niña will Exacerbate Coastal Hazards Across Entire Pacific

September 21, 2015 - in Corporate, Erosion control, Planning

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — The projected upsurge of severe El Niño and La Niña events will cause an increase in storm events leading to extreme coastal flooding and erosion in populated regions across the Pacific Ocean, according to a multi-agency study published…

Shaw Industries Increases Its Equity Stake In Watershed Geosynthetics LLC

September 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Erosion control

DALTON, Ga., Sept. 10, 2015—Shaw Industries is pleased to announce it has significantly increased its investment in Watershed Geosynthetics LLC (WatershedGeo). This increased equity stake ensures Watershed Geo is well-capitalized to address the sizeable…