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Problems with liquid waste. The disposal of liquid waste materials is expensive, difficult to transport and can lead to further contamination.


Maccaferri geotextiles make disposal easier and more cost-effective


Removing the water component from the liquid waste reduces the volume of the waste. MacTube® and MacBag® geotextile tubes and bags are used for dewatering industrial slurries, mine tailings, sludge ponds or other slurried materials. MacTube® is made from a specially designed geotextile composite. Slurried material is pumped into the tube or bag and the geotextile retains solid particles within it, whilst the filtrate fluids are released through the fabric.