June 2017 Vol. 5

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Melb Water Ageing Water Supply Aquaducts at ‘High Risk of Failure’ to get $35 Mil Upgrade (Feature)
http://www.smh.com.au/victoria/ageing-water-supply-infrastructure-at-high-risk-of-failure-gets-35-million-upgrade-20170601-gwi17d.html

Failure of HDPE Geomembrane in WWTP in NZ [PDF]
https://www.pdp.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/2016-Kim_Mountfort_Khan_SBR_Retrofit_NZWater2016_Final1.pdf

CSG Just Got Smarter – Smart Graphene-Enhanced Geotextiles (News Bulletin)
http://www.energynewsbulletin.net/energynewsbulletin/news/1142909/csg-smarter

Coated Geotextiles as Geomembranes for Primary and Secondary Containment (Feature)
http://www.epmag.com/monolithic-approach-primary-and-secondary-containment-1595171

Announcing the World’s Leading Source of Breaking News on Geosynthetics (News Release)
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14382221.htm

Experimental Evaluation of HDPE Geomembrane Seam Strain Concentrations (New Paper)
Findings suggest that the allowable tensile strain for HDPE geomembranes that will be loaded in tension perpendicular to the seam should likely be less than 4%, and that construction quality assurance specimens for destructive testing should not be recovered from areas where the geomembrane may be loaded in tension.
http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/abs/10.1680/jgein.17.00005

Life Expectancy of HDPE Geomembrane Lining Systems from Knight Piésold for Copper Mine Project  (Declassified)
http://www.tintinaresources.com/assets/docs/library/App-K-3-Life-Expectancy-of-HDPE-Geomembrane-Lining-Systems.pdf

PRS Publishes HDPE Geocell Performance Criteria (New)
https://www.prs-med.com/geocell-top-selection-criteria/

HDPE Geocells with Greater HP-OIT values (150 deg.C) of than 800 mins Now Available on the Market (New Product)
https://www.prs-med.com/geocell-environmental-durability-test/

New BASF HALS Stabilizers Offers Potential for Stabilizing Geomembranes Against Oxidative Ageing in the Presence of Strong Acids (New)
https://www.polymerupdate.com/press-releases/press-release-details.aspx?id=11846

New Coated Geotextile Practically Indestructible Against Penetration Damage (Video)
https://vimeo.com/146805601

HDPE Lined Evaporation Ponds for Brine Water (Full Presentation) (Recently Uploaded)
https://cese.utulsa.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/IPEC-2014-HDPE-lined-evaporation.pdf

Cirtex Seeking Production Team Member
https://www.seek.co.nz/job/33602095

Reducing the risk of dam failure associated with spillway instability by constructing post-tensioned anchors with an upstream geomembrane
https://www.lewisvilletexan.com/news/news/local-news/corps-announces-findings-of-environmental-assessment-on-lewisville-dam-modifications/

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