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We try to keep you updated on all of the goings on here at Aquatic Engineering along with the industry. Be it Silt Curtains or the work we are currently doing. An important note, we do not sell or divulge any data.
904, 2017

Experts in Biological Barriers

From Strathclyde Park to Banff in Canada!
They say from tiny acorns mighty oak trees grow – little did we think how true that would be when we answered a call from a large civil engineering company in March 2013.  They were looking for some temporary Silt Curtains for use in Strathclyde Loch during the construction […]

2507, 2016

Lake Restoration – Aquatic Ecosystems in Brazil

Yes, it’s me again – Glyn Onione, Senior Technical Consultant of Aquatic Engineering in the UK
Rescuing a Eutrophic Brazilian Gem – Lake Restoration –

If you are a fan of Social Media, be it Facebook or Twitter, you will know of my recent trip to Brazil.  No, it was not a jolly, even though it was very […]

906, 2016

Bespoke Aquatic Barrier Silt Curtain System

Always ready, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week….
Aquatic Engineering were approached over the Bank Holiday to supply an emergency Silt Curtain to Turkmenistan for deployment in The Caspian Sea around a Desalination Plant.
As can be seen in the image above, major civil engineering work is being undertaken about 100m further up the beach […]

1305, 2016

Who Are Aquatic Engineering?

In recent years Aquatic Engineering has become the innovative driving force in cost effective aquatic silt curtain design and technology especially in the UK, but also throughout much of the world.  Every silt curtain is designed and manufactured to fulfil set criteria determined by our clients, their projects and onsite dynamics rather than us simply […]

505, 2016

What Are Silt Curtains Made Of?

Glyn’s Q&As
Hi, Glyn Onione the Senior Technical Consultant for Aquatic Engineering in the UK here again to answer another great question we are often asked.  Which is – What Are Silt Curtains Made Of?
I’m often asked here at Aquatic Engineering as the Senior Technical Consultant: what are silt curtains made of and how are they […]

2404, 2016

Silt Curtains – Do They Really Work?

Glyn’s Q&As
Hi, Glyn Onione the Senior Technical Consultant for Aquatic Engineering in the UK here again to answer another great question we are often asked.  Which is – Silt Curtains – Do They Really Work?
You only need to type the question into your favourite search engine, such as Google, Bing or Yahoo – ‘Silt Curtains do […]

1704, 2016

What’s the difference between Silt Curtains and Turbidity Barriers?

Glyn’s Q&As
Hi I’m Glyn Onione the Senior Technical Consultant for Aquatic Engineering in the UK.
I’m often asked by contractors what is the difference between a turbidity curtain, a silt curtain, a silt screen or a floating silt fence (and a lot of other variations)? Well the honest answer is absolutely nothing – they are all […]

403, 2016

Our 20th Silt Curtain at London Docklands

Proud milestone for us with 20th installation at London Docklands

Construction work in London Docklands has continued apace since its eye catching edifices first hit the capital’s skyline in the late 1980s, but their scale and grandeur belie some of the challenges of building on a series of extremely small, water logged sites linked by […]

601, 2016

The Bottom Line on our Deepest Silt Curtain…

Challenges and solutions galore with our 30 m deep silt curtain, delivered to Turkey for silt containment during the construction of a new oil refinery…

This year has undoubtedly been interesting – and challenging for Aquatic Engineering! We completed our longest ever silt curtain of 1.2 km, which was sent out to Turkmenistan. This was then […]

1712, 2015

Antiguan Turtles give way to silt curtain design for tidal River Wear crossing…..

Gated silt curtain for Sunderland River Wear crossing…

On holiday in Antigua in 2014 I was privileged to rescue about 30 newly hatched turtles from marauding frigate birds. The turtles had hatched on the beach the night before but had been swept back inshore due to unseasonal strong winds and rough seas. The following morning calm […]