The business unit Water & Environment of TenCate Geosynthetics has been awarded in November 2012 the Outstanding Achievement Award for the transformation of a polluted wastewater impoundment into the Qingjing Lake at Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City in China. The once deserted and polluted place will host by the year 2020 all kind of green businesses and around 350,000 residents in their new Eco-City. The ecology and biodiversity have been considerably improved by transforming the wastewater impoundment into a clean wetland lake. The new city will serve as a role model for future habitat developments in China. The TenCate Geotube® dewatering technology was a key contributor to this transformation process, using 18,7 kilometer of these geotextile containers.
TenCate Geosynthetics has won an IAA award each of the past 8 years and this is the fourth award for Water & Environment business unit.
For more information see: http://www.ifaipublications.com/iaa/articles/2012_2802_wastewater_transformation.html