Permeable paving for managing stormwater runoff [VIDEO]

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: December 18, 2023 | ⏳ Read Time: 2 min | 👁 Post Views: 68

Permeable paving is a versatile and technologically advanced solution for managing stormwater runoff in various applications such as roads, parking lots, and pedestrian walkways. Pervious concrete Pervious concrete is a specially designed concrete mixture that incorporates coarse aggregates and reduced amounts of fine aggregates, resulting in a highly porous material. It allows water to pass … Read more

How Concrete Blankets Shield Earthen Dykes from Erosion [VIDEO]

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: December 17, 2023 | ⏳ Read Time: 3 min | 👁 Post Views: 79

In the realm of environmental protection, safeguarding against erosion is a critical endeavor. One innovative solution gaining prominence is the use of concrete blankets to fortify earthen dykes. These robust coverings serve as a shield against the erosive forces of water, ensuring the structural integrity of dykes and contributing to sustainable land management practices. The … Read more

Dam gate collapsed at Lake Dunlap – Some Facts [VIDEO]

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: December 11, 2023 | ⏳ Read Time: 6 min | 👁 Post Views: 54

Back in 2019, concerns over the aging dams prompted the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority to make a challenging decision that significantly impacted the landscape – the draining of four beloved lakes: Lake Gonzales, Meadow Lake, Lake Placid, and Lake McQueeney. The process of dewatering began on September 16, starting with Lake Gonzales and proceeding upstream to … Read more