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Sprayed surface in a SuDS project

Stabilising Soils in Sustainable Urban Drainage Schemes (SuDS)

Sustainable urban Drainage Systems (SuDS) are an important water runoff management system in all new housing developments. TerrAffix Soil Solutions were brought in to stabilise the bare soils around the balancing ponds within the SuDS at a housing development in Sussex. The exceptionally wet and stormy weather has caused problems across

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Greening up Southerndowns’ golf course

TerrAffix Soil Solutions were invited by Richard Allen, CEO of Ecobunker (www. Ecobunker.co.uk) to trial some innovative products for the establishment of vegetation on steep, free-draining banks over sandy soil. The golf course owners wanted to green up the slopes around the bunker edges and the reprofiled banks surrounding the carpark

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TerrAffix trial vegetated embankment

Revegetating a Challenging Railway Embankment

TerrAffix Soil Solutions was invited by Murphy Rail to trial our re-vegetation system on a rail embankment that was proving particularly challenging. The site was a steep slope of thick, cold clay sub-soil and it was susceptible to heavy run-off over the winter. Previous attempts at establishing vegetation had failed as

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Mine-tailings-with-stream-passing-through

Studying Ecological Approaches to Vegetating Old Mine Sites

Mine tailings with stream passing through Green Solutions to Erosion and Mine Waste The abandoned Nant y Mwyn lead mine lies in the valley of the Pen Cerrig Mwyn mountain and stretches to the banks of the Afon Tywi. In 1932 the mining company went bankrupt, leaving behind vast, steep-sided mounds

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Plot 1 showing the stark contrast between unsprayed and sprayed ground

Vegetating Polluted Landscapes

At an old lead and zinc mine in the heart of Ceredigion a fantastic transformation is happening. After years of polluting mine works the site resembled something from another planet or a blasted moonscape. That was until we started trialing our TerrAffix-HydraSoil.

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Close-up of TerrAffix-Hydrosoil

United Nations Environment endorses Biochar

A three-year research project into the use of biochar for sustainable soils backed by UN Environment has culminated in excellent results and a thorough endorsement of biochar.

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