Member Spotlight: May

CDI is the western United States’ largest Geomembrane Liner and Erosion Control products installer. Since 1994, CDI has successfully installed HDPE, LLDPE, PVC, fPP, rPE and EIA liners, related geosynthetic materials and erosion control products. CDI mobilizes over 100 specialty-trained field personnel to install liners and erosion control products every day. Looking for the west’s best turn-key, environmental contractor? Contact CDI today: 800.525.2424 or


FGI Welcomes Newest Fabricator/Installer Member: International Lining Technology

The FGI is pleased to welcome its newest fabricator/installer member, International Lining Technology ( International Lining Technology is headquartered in Reno, Nevada, with a second office in The Woodlands, Texas. International Lining Technology specializes in the installation of geoembrane liners for pond, pit, pad and canal lining projects. The FGI liaison is Michael Salley, who can be reached at or at (775) 284-2929. Please help us welcome International Lining Technology to the FGI!!!!

FGI Short Course Address Containment Technologies in Miami Beach, FL

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) offered a short course in Miami Beach, Florida on 10 April 2016 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel.  The Miami Beach short course was organized by the FGI and was offered in collaboration with GeoAmericas 2016, the 3rd Pan-American conference on geosynthetics. The excellent and timely presentations focused on the challenges and environmental concerns with containment technologies and how geosynthetics and geomembranes can be used to mitigate the concerns and risks.

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The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute’s short course on Containment Technologies


FGI Presents Inaugural Engineering Innovation Award for Fabricated Geomembrane Installations to Hilts Consulting Group

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) presented its inaugural Fabricated Geomembrane Engineering Innovation Award to Hilts Consulting Group of Yorba Linda, California, on 11 May, 2016 during its annual membership meeting in Miami Beach, Florida. The Fabricated Geomembrane Engineering Innovation Award is to provide recognition for engineers who have creatively used fabricated geomembranes to successfully fulfill a client’s need including technical requirements, scheduling, and budget.
Hilts Consulting Group was selected as the recipient for the award based on their Morro Reservoir Project in Fallbrook, California.

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Doug Hilts of Hilts Consulting Group displaying 2016 FGI Engineering Innovation Award