Reclamation is the process in which disturbed land is returned to a pre-disturbance natural landscape or other pre-determined end use. Challenges experienced with reclamation projects often revolve around vegetation establishment and rehabilitation of watercourses and soil conditions.
During a reclamation project, sediment control practices are implemented to retain eroded soil on the job site, as well as preventing water pollution in nearby waterways. When properly implemented, these practices lead to minimal soil loss and minimize damage to off-site receiving channels...
The establishment of a healthy plant community is one of the primary ways to determine whether reclamation efforts have been succesful. Rapid vegetation establishment solutions address short-term erosion control and long-term structure stabilization. Depending on the defined end use, vegetation...
The roadside channel section supporting a 15-acre (6 hectare) residential cul-de-sac was experiencing flooding onto the road and adjacent driveways during heavy rains. The choice of riprap for scour protection in the channel was proving problematic due to its thickenss and the large volume it...Read More
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I want to thank you for getting things organized as quickly as you did for us and for the follow up calls and site visits that allowed us to get this work done and meet our schedule dates for the road work. As well, your product knowledge and ability to provide the technical support when dealing with the consultants was a major help in getting the system approved and installed correctly.
Not only was there a substantial cost savings realized by the client, there was also a benefit to the road structure as well. The original design road structure number was 3.780 and a calculated traffic (ESALs) of 2,147,000. The revised road structure number using the TX5 is 4.260 and a calculated traffic (ESALs) of 4,593,000.
Nilex was an invaluable asset in the successful completion of the Troutbrooke Drive Slope Stabilization project in Toronto, by providing engineering assistance, installation training and continuous on and off site technical support.
The CULTEC system was simple to install. We will be recommending, and looking forward to using the Cultec system for future projects.
We love you guys for getting this project [Energy Environmental Experiential Learning (EEEL) Building Grounds] completed in the timelines required.
For the past fourteen years in the geosynthetics industry, Ian has specialized in industry design and construction practices in Erosion & Sediment Control. As a Certified Professional, he's been the Application Specialist in Erosion & Sediment Control at Nilex for nine years. He works with the engineering community and owners to provide site armoring and vegetation establishment solutions. Our specialists are experienced professionals with in-depth knowledge of their application area. They function across all Nilex regions and can provide assistance in determining the best solution for the challenges you face at any stage of a project. Just another way of knowing you've made a smart choice.
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