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C. Joel Sprague, P.E.

Formerly an independent consultant with Sprague & Sprague but now providing senior technical leadership at TRI Environmental, Joel specializes in research, development, testing, and application of geosynthetics, corrugated plastic pipe, and erosion and sediment control technologies. Joel has served in various capacities in numerous professional organizations and is a regular contributor to conferences and publications. He is actively involved in the development of international standards for testing and specifying construction materials through ASTM. As such, he is Chair of the Erosion and Sediment Control Subcommittee of ASTM’s Committee D35 on Geosynthetics and the initiator of numerous test methods in ASTM’s D18.25 Subcommittee on Erosion and Sediment Control.

Joel has been recognized for his leadership in the development of international standards related to erosion and sediment control technologies. He received the Richard S. Ladd Standards Development Award for his work on standards D 6461 and D 6462 on Silt Fence Materials and Installation, respectively. In 2003, he received the 2003 Award for Outstanding Article on the Practice of Geotechnical Testing for his paper titled, “Development of RECP Performance Test Methods” in ASTM’s Geotechnical Testing Journal. Also, Mr. Sprague was awarded IECA’s Most Distinguished Technical Paper Award 2007 for his paper titled “Slope Erosion Testing – Identifying “Critical” Parameters”.

He has also been an instructor of numerous short courses and authored over 50 articles and technical papers on the development, testing, and application of geosynthetics, rolled erosion control products, and sediment control systems.

Expertise

Geosynthetics - Sprague and Sprague Consulting Engineers

Geosynthetics

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Geosynthetic Product/Material Technologies used in Roads and Soil Structures and Associated Manufacturing Quality Control, Certifications and Material Specifications

Corrugated Pipe - Sprague and Sprague Consulting Engineers

Corrugated
Plastic Pipe

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Plastic Pipe Systems and Associated Manufacturing Quality Control, Certifications and Material Specifications

Erosion and
Sediment Control - Sprague and Sprague Consulting Engineers

Erosion and
Sediment Control

erosiontest.com
Erosion Control Products, Sediment Retention Devices, and Associated Manufacturing Quality Control, Certifications and Material Specifications

Case Studies

Contact

Gaye Sprague
864-346-3106
gayesprague@cs.com
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Joel Sprague
864-346-3107
jsprague@tri-env.com
Post Office Box 9192, Greenville, SC 29604
10 Grey St., Greenville, SC 29605