Slurry and Dirty Water Lagoon Case Study

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Below is a step by step guide showing a typical lagoon installation.

Key Facts

Location: Trenery Farm, Cornwall

Material Use: 1.14mm Firestone EPDM

Features: Cast concrete loading ramp and gravity fed sluice from the farm yard

Time to install: 4 Days


Stage 1: Ground Preparation

Prior to the liner installation the lagoon is excavated to the required dimensions. During this stage an anchor trench is dug. This will be used to hold the edges of the liner in place.






Stage 2: Base Matting Installation

Protective matting is then laid across the base to protect the liner from sharp objects.







Stage 3: Base Liner Installation

The base of the EPDM slurry liner is then laid in place.







Stage 4: Wall Matting Installation

The sides of the lagoon is then covered in protective matting, material is overlapped into the anchor trench.




Stage 5: Wall Liner Installation

The side of the slurry liner is then rolled along on top of the slurry lagoons’ sides and unfolded down into the slurry store.






Stage 6: Seam Joining

During the installation any seams between rolls of liner are securely joined using specialist tapes and adhesives.






Stage 7: Seam Inspection

All seams and joins of the slurry store liner are meticulously checked as part of our quality control.






Stage 8: Installation Complete

The liner installation is now complete, and ready for use.






Stage 9: Lagoon in Use.

On returning to the site at a later date, the slurry store is now in full use, complete with a gravity fed sluice.