Erosion control at a former nuclear testing site

Erosion control at a former nuclear testing siteFebruary 1st, 2018 / Geosynthetics Magazine / By: Patrick Tyl

A reclaimed 175-acre section within the larger Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge in Jefferson County, Colorado, west of Denver, was home to a nuclear testing facility for 40 years. The area’s combination of rolling topography, high winds and incidents of heavy rain and snow increase the likelihood of soil erosion. Given the site’s past use, it’s important to keep soils on-site to minimize risks of contamination.

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