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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(6), 2240-2264; doi:10.3390/ijerph8062240

Armored Geomembrane Cover Engineering

CTI and Associates, Inc., 51331 W. Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393, USA
Received: 15 March 2011 / Revised: 13 June 2011 / Accepted: 13 June 2011 / Published: 16 June 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Environmental Geotechnics)
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Abstract

Geomembranes are an important component of modern engineered barriers to prevent the infiltration of stormwater and runoff into contaminated soil and rock as well as waste containment facilities—a function generally described as a geomembrane cover. This paper presents a case history involving a novel implementation of a geomembrane cover system. Due to this novelty, the design engineers needed to assemble from disparate sources the design criteria for the engineering of the cover. This paper discusses the design methodologies assembled by the engineering team. This information will aid engineers designing similar cover systems as well as environmental and public health professionals selecting site improvements that involve infiltration barriers.
Keywords: environmental engineering; geomembranes; geocells; water contamination environmental engineering; geomembranes; geocells; water contamination
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Foye, K. Armored Geomembrane Cover Engineering. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8, 2240-2264.

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