Anaheim, California — USA

The Anaheim campus of TRI/Environmental is an independent, third-party laboratory providing a broad range of services and products for the geosynthetic, geotechnical, plastic pipe, industrial glove, and related technical textile industries. We provide testing, research, education, certification testing, and equipment to these industries.

TRI California is the only full service accredited laboratory of the City of Los Angeles for Methane Barrier and Water Proofing Materials Certification of Geosynthetics.

Testing, Research & Reporting

The full-service, independent laboratory in Anaheim is supported in the United States by two additional laboratories located in Texas and South Carolina. Together, these laboratories provide extensive testing capabilities: geosynthetics testing, geotechnical testing, soil interaction testing, plastic pipe testing, industrial glove testing, and testing of other materials. With 30+ years of experience, a 4,340 ft2 ( 403 m2) facility, and state-of-the-art equipment, TRI/Environmental has the skill and means to meet a broad range of industry needs, such as index and conformance verification testing, research studies, and report generation.

Support Services

TRI offers training, education and certification courses on topics such as Electrical Leak Location, Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) of Geosynthetic Installations, Geosynthetic Clay Liner and Compacted Clay Liner Systems, and the use of Pore Size Distribution (PSD) equipment. We proctor exams too, such as for the International Association of Geosynthetic Installers (IAGI) Certified Welding Technician (CWT) designation and the Geosynthetic Certification Institute’s Inspectors Certification Program (GCI — ICP). To learn more about currently scheduled classes, visit our visit our education page. If you would like to schedule a private course for your company or agency, please contact

Liner Integrity Survey (Electrical Leak Location) services provide a complete set of resources to help our clients test the integrity of geosynthetic lining systems in a variety of containment applications. These include landfills, potable and wastewater installations, and secondary containment for tank farms. Our powerful, standards-compliant methods and equipment are unrivaled for locating leaks in installed geomembranes in a variety of conditions, including exposed and soil or water-covered liners. For more information, visit the Liner Integrity Survey site.

Equipment Sales

Who better to design equipment than the people most familiar with it — the user! TRI has taken its decades of experience in testing equipment and applied it to the design and production of equipment needed by our clients, such as for their internal MQC protocols and product development. As an active user and industry participant, TRI is able provide high-quality equipment and training, education, certification, service and support for this equipment.

Liner Integrity Survey Equipment — State-of-the-art equipment used to test the integrity of geosynthetic lining systems in a variety of containment applications. We can provide equipment and training for you to perform your own surveys or to add surveying to your company’s current service offerings.

Pore Size Distribution Equipment — waiting for text from Rich L.

Expert Staff

TRI’s personnel are active throughout the world’s standards development organizations and routinely provide short courses, seminars, and tailor-made training services for geosynthetics professional development. In order to serve our clients, we believe in and support the notion that staff must be active in the development and support of best practices throughout the industries we serve. Service to the various standards bodies, associations, and institutes that support these industries is central to our culture of expertise.

Our team participates actively on ASTM International’s Committee D35 on Geosynthetics and D18 on Soil and Rock. We are also active with ISO TC 221, the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), the North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS), the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI), the Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI), the International Glove Association, and the Geo-Institute of ASCE. In addition, we participate on major conference advisory boards (e.g., GeoAmericas 2016) and the editorial committees of trade publications (e.g., Geosynthetics magazine).

TRI Environmental

1970 S. Santa Cruz Street
Anaheim, CA 92805
Tel: +1 (714) 520-9631

Chad Blackwell

TRI Precision Labs