GeoQ can also offer annual scheduled inspections of client infrastructure, such as brine pond inspections, to ensure the early detection and prompt repairs of wildlife or mechanical damage. Third party reporting to the client of these inspections can be utilised for EPA monitoring purposes.
WHAT CAN GEOQ OFFER?
GEOQ provides Geosynthetic Liner inspections and repairs as part of its service offering. Our company offers these inspections and repair services to site owners directly, as well as a subcontractor to construction managers and general contractors. We are committed to offering the best Geosynthetic materials and installation in the market for our projects.
Throughout Australia, our Geosynthetic Liner repair crew has installed and repaired millions of square feet of Geosynthetic Liners, because accidents may happen and even the most durable Geosynthetic materials can be damaged. Any type of leaking or damage to a Geosynthetic Liner system might result in undesirable water loss or, even worse, contaminated leaks.
Our Geosynthetic Liner repair crew is dedicated to providing professional, high-quality services while adhering to all safety regulations. To keep them safe on your jobsite, our staff is required to devote time to highly regulated training methods.
WHAT ARE GEOSYNTHETIC LINERS?
Synthetic goods used to stabilize terrain are known as geosynthetics. They are polymeric goods that are utilized to tackle civil engineering issues. Geotextiles, geogrids, geonets, geomembranes, geosynthetic clay liners, geofoam, geocells, and geocomposites are among the eight primary product categories. The goods’ polymeric nature makes them suited for usage in the ground where long-term durability is required. Geosynthetics come in a variety of shapes and materials, and they can be used for a variety of purposes.
WHAT ARE GEOSYNTHETIC CLAY LINERS?
GCLs (geosynthetic clay liners) are hydraulic barriers made in a factory from a layer of bentonite or another low-permeability material, which is supported by geotextiles and/or geomembranes and mechanically held together by needling, stitching, or chemical adhesives. Environmental laws require that any seepage from landfills be collected and properly disposed of; otherwise, contamination of the nearby ground water could result in serious environmental and/or ecological issues. The GCL will be more effective in retaining seepage inside the landfill if the hydraulic conductivity is low.
WHAT ARE GEOSYNTHETIC CLAY LINERS’ FUNCTIONS?
A GCL’s engineering function is to hold water, leachate, or other liquids, as well as gases, as a hydraulic barrier. As a result, they are utilized as either a replacement for compacted clay liners or geomembranes, or as a composite to supplement more traditional liner materials. A three-component composite geomembrane/geosynthetic clay liner/compacted clay liner, which has been used as a landfill liner on numerous occasions, is perhaps the ultimate in liner security.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF GEOSYNTHETIC LINERS?
- Many publications as well as universities that teach stand-alone geosynthetics courses or have integrated geosynthetics into standard geotechnical, geoenvironmental, and hydraulic engineering courses now have design methodologies available.
- There are usually financial advantages and invariably sustainability (reduced CO2 footprint) advantages when comparing geosynthetic solutions to alternative natural soil designs.
- Geosynthetics have a significant advantage over soil and rock construction since they are manufactured in a controlled manufacturing setting. The majority of manufacturers are ISO 9000 accredited and have their own quality control processes.
- Standards-setting organizations such as ISO, ASTM, and GSI have published standards (test procedures, guidelines, and specifications) that are highly advanced.
- In compared to heavy soil layers (sands, gravels, or clays) that need large earthmoving equipment, geosynthetic installation is much easier.
- In terms of light weight on the subgrade, less airspace consumed, and avoidance of quarrying sand, gravel, and clay soil elements, geosynthetics have a lower thickness than natural soil counterparts.