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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…

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…

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…

IECA Announces 2016 Winner of Most Distinguished Technical Paper Award

Denver, Colo.—The International Erosion Control Association Region One (IECA) has announced that "Large-Scale Performance Enhancement Study of Sediment Basin Technology," which was submitted by Michael Perez, has been named the winner of theMost Distinguished…

Celebrating the International Year of Soil

August 27, 2015 - in Corporate, Environment, Erosion control

August 27, 2015 — In celebration of the International Year of Soil 2015 (IYS), the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is coordinating a series of activities throughout the year to educate the public about the importance of soil.  September’s theme…

Preventing Floods and Erosion After Fire

August 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Erosion control

California is on fire—again. About 130,000 acres have been scorched in more than 20 major fires actively burning in the state, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. But the flames are not the only danger. Post-fire flooding…