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Avoiding Failure of Leachate Collection and Cap Drainage Systems


Author: Jeffrey Bass

Publisher: William Andrew

Publish Date: 31st December 1986

ISBN-13: 9780815516255

Pages: 138

Language: English



A guide to the control of leachate, including failure mechanisms, design, construction, inspection, maintenance and repair.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1.1 Leachate Generation and Control 1.2 Applicable Federal Regulations 1.3 Minimum Technology Guidance Failure Mechanisms 2.1 Discussion of Potential Mechanisms 2.2 Confirmation of Mechanisms Design 3.1 Introduction 3.2 System Layout 3.3 General Design Considerations 3.4 Drainage Layer 3.5 Collection Pipe Network 3.6 Filter Layer 3.7 Other Components Construction 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Plans and Specifications 4.3 Construction Quality Assurance Plan 5.1 Inspection 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Regular or Periodic Inspections 5.3 Special Inspections Maintenance 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Mechanical Methods 6.3 Hydraulic Methods Repair 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Maintenance Techniques 7.3 Chemical Techniques 7.4 Replacement Techniques References Copyright Notice