n IMIESA - Perfecting geomembrane welding : geosynthetics
|Article Title||Perfecting geomembrane welding : geosynthetics|
|© Publisher:||3S Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Jul 2016|
|Pages||58 - 59|
It is estimated that some 71% of all geomembrane installation defects are caused by stones left within the protection layer and a further 16% by heavy equipment during capping installation. In the hands of an inexperienced installer, the end result is geomembrane failure and ensuing contamination, with potentially severe downstream environmental implications.
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