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Maxwell Arboretum Flexamat ProjectProject Highlight -  Flexamat Provides Erosion Control Solution on Project Sites: At the Maxwell Arboretum Project, the project manager was tasked with drainage channel improvements. The goal of this storm drainage project was to remove and dispose of the concrete bumpers and railroad ties that were previously installed and reconfigure the channel to manage water flow during rain events. The Flexamat provides long-term erosion control and prevents...Keep Reading

Lincoln South Beltway Flexamat ProjectAt the Lincoln South Beltway project, the contractor built a skewed bridge on top of an MSE wall. The slope was too steep to pour slope protection, and a block wall was too heavy to build on top of the MSE wall. They opted to grade the slope at the lowest percent possible and use Flexamat to stabilize the slope. It was a...Keep Reading

Propex's Armormax SolutionsPropex Webinar -  December 8th, 2021 | 10:30am-11:30am PST | Register Here: From levee repair after a "bomb cyclone" to high altitude mountain road protection to shoreline stability, Propex Geosolutions has "Engineered Earth Armoring Solutions" to face your toughest challenges. Been Campbell will join our host Bill Murphy as we resume our "Technical Talks" webinar series. Join us to learn about Propex's innovative solutions!

Flexamat Hard Armor Erosion ControlFlexamat Webinar - January 5th, 2022 | 10:30am-11:30am PST | Register HereLet the good times roll! Join our host Bill Murphy as he welcomes our friend Ron Geater to ring in the new year on Wednesday, January 5. This webinar will provide an update on Flexamat as it continues rolling across the country. A common theme across all of our markets is the nonstop demand for better erosion protection in place of rock rip rap. Flexamat continues as a top choice for engineers and contractors.

WattleFence by Western GreenProduct Profile - WattleFence by Western Green: WattleFence, created by Western Green, is the newest innovation in sediment control. It combines the best features of wattles and silt fence and is completely biodegradable. This unique solution was designed to improve the treatment of sediment-laden stormwater flows by quickly and cost-effectively replacing more traditional technologies for perimeter control, slope interruption, ditch checks, and more. WattleFence, made in the USA, is constructed using...Keep Reading

Bill Murphy, P.E.Engineer's Note - Note from Bill Murphy, P.E.: Greetings friends. This month’s Engineer’s Note comes at the perfect time: Thanksgiving. As I write this note I am reflecting on last week’s IECA Mountain States Chapter conference in Denver. It was my first time flying since Feb 2020, so I was anxious about being around so many people and traveling through airports. It was also my first time speaking in front of a live audience since March 2020. The night before my presentation I did not sleep. Not a wink. But my coworkers and work friends encouraged me at the conference and attended my presentation with smiles and helped me feel comfortable. Looking back, all of my fears were imagined and none of them came true...Keep Reading