Browse through some of our recent water projects where ABG have supplied geosynthetics to provide solutions to many different project requirements.

Highways SuDS Balancing Pond

Highways SuDS Balancing Pond

Client:Highways England
Product:Erosaweb GWX 100/300
Benefits:- Sustainable solution
- Re-use of site soils
- Quick and easy installation
- Folds flat for easy handling
- Material cost savings
- Assists protection of liner

Erosaweb geocell was chosen to provide erosion control to the slopes of SuDS balancing ponds on the A1 improvement scheme at Elkesley, Nottinghamshire.

Read the full Erosaweb Case Study

Covered Reservoir Drainage

Covered Reservoir Drainage

Client:Thames Water
Consultant:Black & Veatch
Product:Deckdrain 1200S/NW8
Benefits:- Speed of installation
- Reduced requirement for imported drainage fill
- Factory constant drainage performance

Hagbourne Hill, Didcot, Oxfordshire. UK.

Read the full Deckdrain Case Study

Erosion Control, Blackmoss Reservoir, Lancashire

Project:Ground works for reservoir spillway and to protect dwellings from potential flood waters
United Utilities
Consultant:GVA Livigunn
Product:Erosamat Type 3/20 G50
Benefits:- Slope erosion control without reducing water flow
- Long-life expectancy of Erosamat
- Reinforcement for emergency spillway
- Speed of installation

Erosion Control installation to help protect dwellings from potential flood risk at Blackmoss Reservoir in Lancashire.

Read the full Erosamat Type 3 Case Study

Reservoir Structural Drainage, Barrow Hill Service Reservoir, London

Reservoir Structural Drainage, Barrow Hill Service Reservoir, London

Project:Provision of structural drainage on new build reservoir
Location:St John’s Wood, London
Client:Thames Water
Products:Deckdrain 12S250/NW8
Benefits:- Combined drainage and waterproofing protection
- Reduced material requirements and handling on site
- Reduce vehicle movements
- Rapid of installation
- Long-life performance
- Client cost savings

The project design team were keen to adopt innovative technologies and chose Deckdrain as their drainage solution.

Read the full Deckdrain Case Study

Installation of erosion control measures to prevent silt laden run-off on the river Wye using ABG Erosamat

Erosion Control. River Wye, Ross-on-Wye

Project:Installation of erosion control measures to prevent silt laden run-off
Cobrey Farm / Environment Agency
Consultant:Cranfield University
Contractor:Cobrey Farm and Cranfield University
Products:Erosamat Type 1 / Erosamat Type 2
Benefits:- Reduction of land take for the waterways reduced the cost of losing productive farmland
- Surface cover to protect exposed soil from rain bombardment
- Protection for grass seed and seedlings from weather to aid growth in very tough conditions
- As the Erosamat degrades it contributes to increasing the organic content of the soil

Installation of Erosamat Type 1 & Erosamat Type 2 to prevent silt laden run-off entering protected watercourse, Cobrey Farm, Ross-on-Wye.

Read the full Erosamat Case Study

Structural drainage for the sewage treatment floating tanks

Structural Drainage, Rushmoor Sewage Treatment Works, Telford, UK

Location:Rushmoor STW
Main Contractor:JN Bentley 
Client:Severn Trent Water
Specifier:Mott Macdonald
Deckdrain 700S
Benefits:- Replaced traditional granular drainage layer
- Provided structural drainage & floatation protection
- High compressive strength
- High flow capacity
- Cost-effective

Deckdrain drainage geocomposite was specified to provide the dual function of ground water drainage and floatation protection for the new sewage treatment tanks.

Read the full Deckdrain Case Study

Reinforced earth reinforcement fill embankment using ABG Webwall Geocell.

Earth Retaining Wall, Ramsden Reservoir, Holme Valley, Yorkshire

Project:Construction of reinforced earth reinforcement fill embankment using Webwall.
Yorkshire Water
Designer:Yorkshire Water
Contractor:J N Bentley
Products:Webwall Geocell
Trigrid Geogrid
Fildrain Findrain Geocomposite
Benefits:- Cost saving
- Time saving
- Reuse of site materials

ABG was invited to design a retaining wall structure which allowed the embankment next to the spillway to be steepened

Read the full ABG Webwall Geocell Case Study

Erosamat and Erosaweb Geocell used for erosion control and protection on a slope and river channel

Channel and slope protection, Clitheroe, Lancashire

Location:Henthorn Rd, Clitheroe, Lancashire UK
Taylor Wimpey plc
Consultant:Betts Associates
Contractor:X&P McGuigan
Products:Erosaweb Geocell GWX100/300 (1000m2)
Erosamat Type 3 (5000m2)
Benefits:- Speed of installation
- Long-term protection

A holistic design combining both ABG products allowed the engineers to achieve the desired visual effect for the channel whilst allowing the groundwork contractors to quickly and simply install the required protection.

Read the full Erosamat & Erosaweb Case Study


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