Thursday, October 4, 2012

Geomembrane Offers Lining Solution: Faqra Lake in Lebanon

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Masterpak, polyethylene (PE) film manufacturer in Zouk Mosbeh, installs geomembrane liner for aesthetic lake in Faqra, Lebanon.
On 24 and 25 September 2012, Masterpak team completed geoliner installation at a land (approximately 1,000 m2) acquired by Massaya winery in Faqra, Lebanon. The flexible, durable, and impermeable geomembrane liner will preserve and contain water in the artificial lake to beautify surrounding land and scenery.
About Faqra Lake Geomembrane Installation 
Massaya lake project details:
·  Project owner: Massaya winery from Bekaa Valley
·  Lake dimensions: width: 25 m; length: 40 m
·  Geomembrane covered surface: approximately 1000 m2
·  AGRU High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) geomembrane used: 1.5 mm
·  Geotextile used: 200 gr/m2

About Geomembranes

·  Film thickness: 0.75 - 3.0 mm
·  Film width: 5 - 7 m
·  Film length: 50 – 300 m

·  Flexible, strong & durable film
·  Elongate under stress to maintain integrity of the liners
·  Resist against puncturing, tearing or cracking
·  Resist UV exposure, low and high temperatures
·  Resist rodent and insect attacks


·  Environmental applications (retention basins & secondary containment)
·  Hydraulic engineering (dams, irrigation pond, canals and firefighting basins)
·  Landfill engineering (landfill sealing: base, slope and capping)
·  Civil engineering (waterproof construction)

You can also read:
Geomembrane Offers Lining Solution: Ain El Naanaa Irrigation Lake in Lebanon
Masterpak Successfully Installs Geomembrane for Large Irrigation Lake in Lebanon

About Masterpak

Masterpak, established in 1974, manufactures customized co-extruded polyethylene (PE) films and bags. In addition to geomembranes, Masterpak also manufactures various PE building and construction films, such as concrete curing film, multi-purpose protection film, under slab vapor barrier, above ground barricade warning, and underground warning tapes and signs.

The PE manufacturer produces agricultural & horticultural films, building & construction films, household plastics & catering films, food & beverage films, tissue & hygiene packaging, industrial films & packaging and soap & detergent films, serving sectors in Europe, the Arabian Gulf, Middle East, Africa, Asia, America and Australia.

For More Information

Bachir Awwad
Market Manager, Geomembrane Liners
Masterpak sal

P.O.Box: 11-2354 Beirut
Zouk, Lebanon

Tel:  +961-9-209 001 
Fax: +961-9-209 002
Email: bachir.awwad[at]  

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