Tensar VMax P550 is designed for use as erosion control on steep slopes, high-flow channels, spillways, and shorelines.
HydraCX has been applied to a landfill site in Ebbw Vale. The liner system isolates the landfill contents from the environment therefore protecting the soil and ground water from pollution.
Medmerry is one of the stretches of coastline most at risk of flooding in southern England. The overall scheme involves building major new sea defences inland and allowing a new intertidal area to form between Selsey and Bracklesham in West Sussex. Salix, working as a specialist sub contractor and supplier to Team Van Oord, have … Continue reading Medmerry Realignment Scheme
The River Teme is a sensitive SSSI and SAC river and over 150 metres of severe bank erosion was threatening a National Grid pipeline. Salix were the lead Design and Build Contractor offering a hybrid bank protection solution. The toe of the eroded bank was stabilised with a graded riprap below average water level and … Continue reading Tough Test on The Teme
The Environment Agency are responsible for the river bank stability at Railway Lane, Lewes and recognising the integrity of the existing blockwork facing was deteriorating began to look into solutions to this challenge.
Rail works have become an increasingly large part of our workload, particulary now that we have a Specialist Contracting capability. In helping to re-model railways across the UK we have been met with some unusual challenges both in terms of the erosion problems themselves and the attendant access and safe working method issues. No longer … Continue reading Salix Model Railways
We have been working hard on the River Tywi project and thanks to the efforts of our Site Agent Rhodri Henry (above image, on the right) work has progressed well in spite of all that Mother Nature could throw at us! Below is a letter from the client after our works were completed that we … Continue reading Rhodri Tames The Tywi!
Worden Park channel stabilisation work “Following works within Worden Park to remove a culverted section of Cricket Field Brook that was the cause of flooding to neighbouring residential properties, a long term solution was required to re-landscape and stabilise the channel and establish new vegetation in the watercourse. The solution had to address rapid bank … Continue reading A Few Words From A Satisfied Client..
The saying “a picture paints a thousand words” could not be more accurately applied than to a current Salix erosion control solution at the University of Birmingham. The dreadful summer weather created the following story in the words of our client:
Client – Environment Agency Pilot scheme for catchment restoration of the River Ecclesbourne, that forms part of the Water Framework Directive aim to return rivers to good ecological status. The original back channel was restored and a weir removed. The mill race was re profiled and a two stage channel cut to maintain low flows … Continue reading River Ecclesbourne