Work Item
ASTM WK76824

New Specification for Geotextiles Used in Subsurface Drainage

1. Scope

2.1 The scope of the Committee shall be the formulation of test methods, specifications, guides, practices, terminology, and the dissemination of knowledge dealing with geosynthetics. This would include but not be limited to geotextiles, geogrids, drainage nets, drainage composites, geosynthetic clay liners, geosynthetic erosion control products and sediment retention devices, geosynthetic strips, geofoam and geomembranes.
2.2. The formulation of test methods, specifications, guides, practices and terminology for Geosynthetic related products shall be considered by the Committee by establishment of special subcommittees approved by the Executive Subcommittee.
2.3 The work of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM committees or organizations having mutual interest.


geotextiles; subsurface drainage


While there is an existing AASHTO specification, M-288 which covers the subsurface drainage application, ASTM standards are used worldwide and the AASHTO document may not be readily available worldwide.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D35.06

Committee: D35

Staff Manager: Travis Murdock

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 05-07-2021

Technical Contact: L David Suits

Item: 002

Ballot: D35.06 (21-03)

Status: Will Reballot Item