Hydraulic & Marine

Hydraulic and Marine Case Studies

  • TenCate Geotube® Construction of Mini Dam - Wack Wack Golf Course, Manila, Philippines

    Wack Wack Golf Course, Manila, Philp

    Overview:
    Wack Wack Golf Course, located in Metro Manila, is the oldest golf course in the Philippines. Overflow from a heavily polluted municipal drainage channel running through part of the course, was polluting a small pond resulting in a persistent unpleasant foul small. The golf course management decided to call for proposals to solve the problem.

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  • TenCate Geotube® GT1000 Construction of Artificial Island - Incheon Grand Bridge, Korea

    Incheon, Korea

    Overview:
    The Incheon Grand Bridge project is a Megabridge project connecting Incheon International Airport with Songdo City in the Incheon Free Economic Zone. As an alternative to constructing the bridge piers over open water using heavy marine equipment, it was proposed to construct an artificial island reclaimed from the sea as a temporary platform to facilitate construction of the piers using land based equipment. The artificial island option was shown to be significantly more economical than alternatives such as sheet piles, rock dykes, etc.

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  • TenCate Geotube® Mangrove Coastline Rehabilitation - Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

    Langkawi, Malaysia

    Overview:
    Like many tropical islands facing the threat and consequences of global warning Langkawi Island off the north west coast of Malaysia is experiencing increased erosion of beaches and mangrove swamps.

    To rectify this problem the Malaysian Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) has begun an intensive rehabilitation project involving use of geosynthetics.

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  • TenCate Geotube® Geobag for Riverbank Erosion Protection - Sungai Tenglu, Johor

    Sg Tenglu, Johor

    Overview:
    A meander of the Sungai Tenglu in Johor Malaysia was constantly subjected to significant fluctuations in water level during heavy monsoon rain. Progressive erosion of the riverbank along various sections of waterway had significantly weakened the embankment and threatened a massive collapse and loss of reserve land. The situation was such that Emergency repair works were deemed necessary to avoid further erosion during the pending monsoon season.

    To solve this problem the Malaysian Dept. of Drainage & Irrigation (DID) evaluated various erosion protection methods before including traditional methods such as Gabions before finally settling on an option using large sand filled Geobags. The woven Geobags from TenCate were the preferred option due to their overall cost effectiveness and ease of filling and handling.

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