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Anaerobic, Aerobic, and Aerated Lagoons

All sewage lagoons rely on some kind of bacteria to break down waste. 

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What Liners Work Best for Sewage Lagoons?

It’s vitally important to never settle for any random pond liner for a sewage lagoon.

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Processing and Polishing Lagoons for Wastewater

In addition to storage lagoons only designed to hold waste for pumping, most sewage ponds fall into either the processing or polishing category of treatment. 

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Risks of Both Active and Closed Sewage Lagoon

Sewage lagoons, when properly designed, are often in use for two decades or longer before being retired. 

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Residential vs Commercial Sewage Lagoons

The term lagoon can apply to both small-scale waste ponds and large, commercial, sewage treatment plants. 

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The Basics of Sewage Lagoons

All sewage lagoons share some features, although the specific mechanisms of water treatment can vary greatly between designs.

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Why Use Geomembranes for Aquaculture Instead of Other Liners?

When an aquaculture pond doesn’t have a proper liner, the fish are often exposed to a wide range of diseases directly from the soil itself. 

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How to Choose the Right Aquaculture Geomembranes

Fish and plant safety are one of the main requirements for an aquaculture geomembrane. 

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Growing Plants, Fish, or Both with Aquaculture

Aquaculture primarily refers to fish farming, hatcheries, and related production. Yet, it still includes plant-focused disciplines like hydroponics. 

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Uses for Geomembranes Across Aquaculture

With so many potential benefits for aquaculture projects from geomembrane liners alone, it’s surprising that so many new systems are still built without proper lining. 

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The Importance of Containment for Aquaculture

Containment is a buzzword in most industries in which a single spill could cause serious damage. 

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The Benefits of Using Geomembranes as Liners in Aquaculture

There are dozens of different types of aquaculture, and then dozens more individual techniques and ideas within each category. 

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What is Aquaculture?

Aquaculture is usually defined as the umbrella term for all the practices used to grow plants or fish in water instead of soil. 

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What Features are Most Important in Ditch Liner Materials?

When comparing different types of ditch lining materials, it’s easy to get confused by the various measures of quality. 

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Can Flexible Ditch Lining Work in Cold Climates?

It’s a common misconception that only concrete can handle the expansion of water in ditches built in colder climates. 

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How Does Ditch Lining Work for Existing Ditches?

Existing ditches can benefit even more than new structures from being lined. 

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Do Lined Ditches Still Need Maintenance?

Some marketing materials for flexible liners and concrete spray-on products claim that lined ditches need no attention or maintenance. 

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How are Flexible Liners Installed in Ditches and Canals?

Thanks to the flexibility of materials like multi-layered RPE, it’s fairly easy to fit a liner to any size and shape of ditch. 

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Why Isn’t Concrete the Best Choice for Ditch Lining?

It’s easy to assume that concrete is the most impermeable or longest lasting ditch lining material. 

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What Flexible Liner Works Best in Ditches?

Once you’ve settled on a flexible liner for your ditch project, you’re still left with plenty of choices to sort through before placing an order. 

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Which Methods or Materials are Available for Ditch Lining?

There are multiple options for ditch lining, yet only a handful of them are worth the cost and effort. 

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What are the Benefits of Lining Ditches?

Regardless of the type of ditch you’re working with, you’ll enjoy the same important benefits from adding a liner.

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What Kind of Ditches Need Liners?

Not all ditches share the same dimensions, volume, erosion resistance, and seasonal demand. 

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What Soils Need a Subsurface Drainage System?

In addition to the surface drainage systems generally used for managing irrigation runoff and other flooding issues, there are also designs for subsurface drainage systems.

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Canals, Culverts, Holding Ponds, and Other Drainage Elements

Each drainage system requires a different design and combination of the standard elements. Yet almost all drainage systems, regardless of eventual use or size, tend to combine the same handful of features in different ways.

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