Asphalt Specialists In Hydraulic Engineering

Applications

Coastal Protection
Dam Waterproofing
Dam Erosion Protection
Dam Spillway Protection
Ports & Harbours
Flood Alleviation

River Training

Broadlands, Norfolk
Scarborough
Richmond, Thames

Orgreave River Diversion

River Bank Overflow Protection
Scour Protection
Underwater Impact Protection
Strengthening Rock Structures
Landfill Linings
Offshore Services

River Diversion, Orgreave Open Cast Coal Mine,
RJB Mining Limited, South Yorkshire

Passing through the site, the River Rother was preventing further development. A new route following the perimeter of the site was agreed with the Environment Agency. Aesthetic and environmental concerns required the immediate 'grassing-over' of channel sections.

  • New 40m wide main channel for normal flow lined by asphalt-reinforced geomat
  • Wider, flanking flood channel for lesser flows lined with geomat only
  • 20kg/m2, 20mm thick geomat manufactured off site
  • Rapid growth of grass encouraged by placing seed beneath geomat
  • 17,000 m2 lined in total
River Diversion - Orgreave       River Diversion - Orgreave

 

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