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Largest Floating Cover in the World Uses Seaman Technology

XR Geomembranes on Nov 10, 2015 4:29:51 PM

The largest floating cover in the world is made of the XR-5® geomembrane.

Project Details:Largest Floating Covers in the World

Name: City of Memphis
Dates: Installed in 1989
Location: Memphis, TN U.S.A.

Project Story:

The largest floating cover in the world is made of the XR-5® geomembrane. This two-impoundment cover, owned by the city of Memphis, TN covers an area of about 950,000 square feet. The cover allows the collection of methane from the long-term digestion of secondary sludge. In this case, XR-5 employed a cream color as part of the design digestion kinetics.

Topics: xr-5, floating covers, municipal water & wastewater

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