Powering Your Electric Vehicle: Affordability Starts with Properly Engineered Geomembrane Liner Systems
Lithium is a vital battery component, and lithium-ion batteries are especially interesting because in addition to being rechargeable, they present a high-energy density and low self-discharge, which means...

Moving Down the Road of Progress: Geosynthetics Subdue Failures on Expansive Clays and Frost-susceptible Soils
Using geosynthetics in roadway projects has provided sustainable alternatives for reconstruction and maintenance and now represents a significant portion of the total geosynthetics market. Geosynthetics...

Sediment Pollution: Solving "Rill" Problems Using RECPs
Sediment pollution causes an estimated $16 billion in environmental damage annually. Sediment is the most common pollutant in rivers, streams, lakes, and reservoirs, causing such negative effects as temperature...

Revolutionizing Containment Applications: Geosynthetics are Amazingly Good, But Not Magical
Geotextiles and geomembranes have been around for more than 40 years and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) for more than 25 years. During that time, they have revolutionized the containment of fluids. Their...

Terminal Velocity
The distinctive curved geometry of the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport terminal was designed to withstand harsh weather while concurrently improving the overall passenger experience....

Wish I'd Known

What’ll They Think of Next? Dewatering Contaminated Slurries Using Geotextile Tubes
Sediment must be dredged from the bottom of waterbodies to maintain their capacity and navigability. Dredging, by its nature, involves the removal of highwater-content slurries and also helps preserve...

Elizabeth (Liz) Smith, PE, GE, D.GE, M.ASCE

Owner Acknowledgment of Site Conditions Doesn't Help Contractor
President, Chief Executive Officer; Capital Project Strategies, LLC, Reston, VA...

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Illinois City to Rely on Green Infrastructure to Reduce Combined Sewer Overflows

Brent Spence Bridge, Important Conduit Between Kentucky and Ohio, Reopens

ASCE Salutes 9 Projects with 2021 OCEA Honor Awards

New Materials Excels at Removing Copper from Water

Together Apart: Strength and Resilience in the Face of Adversity

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Climate Changer

Slideshow: Underwater Sculpture Park Designed for Miami Beach

Drift Sculpture Elegantly Marries Structural Engineering, Art

 

 

 

 

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