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Chemical and physical effects of municipal landfills on underlying soils and groundwater

Environmental Effects Laboratory (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station)

Chemical and physical effects of municipal landfills on underlying soils and groundwater

by Environmental Effects Laboratory (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station)

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Published by Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory ; Springfield, Va., for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fills (Earthwork),
  • Soil pollution,
  • Groundwater -- Pollution -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Environmental Effects Laboratory, U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Mississippi
    SeriesEnvironmental protection technology series ; EPA-600/2-78-096
    ContributionsMunicipal Environmental Research Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 140 p. :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14184465M

    Analysis of ground water quality at Rowfabad dumping site: Leachates have the potential of slowly moving downwards and eventually reaching the aquifer used by the city for its water supply, thus contaminating this precious resource. Electric conductivity was high ( μS cm-1) in rainy , high conductivity is a symbol of high ionic load and indicates that organic and .   A groundwater flow and solute transport model was developed using Visual Modflow for forecasting contaminant transport and assessing effects of remedial alternatives based on a case study of an unregulated landfill leachate-contaminated groundwater in eastern China. The results showed that arsenic plume was to reach the pumping well in the Cited by: 4.

    Potential Conceptual Site Model for Municipal Landfills Identification of Remedial Technologies —. Logic Diagram for Monitoring Well and Screen Placement •• Logic Diagram for Leachate Sampling Logic Diagram for Soils/Landfill Contents Sampling Logic Diagram for Landfill Gas. Secure landfills. Landfilling of hazardous solid or containerized waste is regulated more stringently than landfilling of municipal solid waste. Hazardous wastes must be deposited in so-called secure landfills, which provide at least 3 metres (10 feet) of separation between the bottom of the landfill and the underlying bedrock or groundwater table.

    Contamination of Groundwater Quality Due to Municipal Solid Waste It has many harmful effects on residents nearer to the dump yard, in violation of MSW Rules framed by Ministry of Environment and Forests. [7] These sites are operated by the municipal corporation and accept wastes from Physico-chemical Characteristics of Groundwater. the leachate is the longest lasting one. As such groundwater contamination is considered the most significant hazard of solid waste landfills. To control further groundwater contamination from the existing unregulated municipal waste landfills, appropriate control measures are to be taken.


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Chemical and physical effects of municipal landfills on underlying soils and groundwater by Environmental Effects Laboratory (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) Download PDF EPUB FB2

EPA/ May CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL EFFECTS OF MUNICIPAL LANDFILLS ON UNDERLYING SOILS AND GROUNDWATER by Environmental Effects Laboratory U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station Vicksburg, Mississippi Interagency Agreement No.

EPA-IAG-D Project Officer Robert E. Landreth Solid and. Chemical and physical effects of municipal landfills on underlying soils and groundwater. Cincinnati, Ohio: Municipal Environmental Research Laborarory, Office of Research and Development, U.S.

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Get this from a library. Chemical and physical effects of municipal landfills on underlying soils and groundwater. [Environmental Effects Laboratory (U.S.

Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station); Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory.]. physical, chemical, and biological prop-erties, a contaminant that has been released into the environment may move within an aquifer in the same manner that ground water moves. (Some contaminants, because of their phys-ical or chemical properties, do not always follow ground water flow.) It is possible to predict, to.

This is due to the high moisture content of garbage. Garbage leachate has been reported to affect soil physical and chemical properties. It promotes soil aggregation, reduces surface crusting, reduces pH in calcareous soils, and increases soil organic matter [2].

Leachate from municipal solid waste landfills include a variable mixture ofFile Size: KB. Since the waste was disposed of directly onto highly permeable alluvial sediments, and the landfill is situated only km upstream from the main groundwater resources in the area, there has been a growing concern about probable infiltration of contaminants into underlying soils and further into the groundwater (Ahel, ).Cited by: Landfills of municipal solid waste, commercial and industrial services have become the main source of pollution of soil and groundwater in many parts of the world.

The volume of solid waste landfills as waste disposal sites is growing along with the population of the planet. For 20 years (from to ) actively engaged in clearing the Cited by: 7. The results from the acute toxicity study reveal that the leachate is toxic and would be of assistance in the ecological risk assessment of landfills.

The book calls for the stakeholders in solid waste management to make sustainable practices a high priority and construct well engineered landfills to ensure the protection of human health and Author: Adeolu Aderemi. The W L and W P of high plasticity clay soil were significantly reduced with the salts concentration up to M.

Similarly, Harun et al. reported that Atterberg limits of the sandy clay soil. The objective of the study was to assess and compare the physical, chemical and biological properties of groundwater and soil samples.

Also to study the effect of dumping on their quality. study region, the municipal solid wastes are disposed as open landfills in three places i.e. at Vendipalayam, Semur and Vairapalayam (on the bank of Cauvery). Study Area Groundwater is a precious and most widely distributed resource of earth and unlike.

The problems of chemical substance applications in different spheres of industry and agriculture and their effects on groundwater quality and human health are described. Sources of groundwater contamination from industrial and municipal wastes, agricultural pollutants, etc., are by: 4.

Lee has been involved in investigating groundwater pollution by municipal and industrial landfills since the mids. He has conducted university research on landfill liners composed of compacted soil/clay and plastic sheeting, and has reviewed numerous landfill-specific situations.

THE INFLUENCE OF INFILTRATION OF LEACHATE FROM LANDFILLS ON THE CHANGES OF CHEMICAL PARAMETERS OF THE SOIL Grzegorz Gałko1 1epartment of Technologies and Installations for Waste Management, Faculty of Energy and Environmental D Engineering, Silesian University of Technology, Konarski Gliwice, Poland, e.

Physical and chemical analyses of leachate samples collected from sanitary landfills in Alexandria, Egypt. Hassan and Ramadan [5] evaluated landfill leachate characteristics and found the mean values of conductivity and total dissolved solids w μS/cm mg/l, by: Landfills are sources of groundwater and soil pollution due to the production of leachate and its migration through refuse (Misra and Mani, ).

Physical, chemical and biological processes interact simultaneously to bring about the overall decomposition of the wastes. Key -words: Municipal solid waste landfills, surface soil, heavy metals, contamination, phytoremediation. 1 Introduction In Brazil, most solid wastes are disposed in municipal landfills.

Due to the inavailability of appropriate areas and the difficulties associated with technologies and management strategies, both related. Soil and groundwater samples were collected nearer to Pallavaram Solid waste landfill-site in Chennai to study the possible impact of solid waste effect on soil and ground water quality.

The physical and chemical parameters such as temperature, pH, hardness, electrical conductivity, total dissolved solids, total suspended solids, alkalinity. landfills constitutes a considerable source of groundwater pollution5. Landfills have been identified as one of the major threats to groundwater resources6.

After waste is disposed of at landfills, it undergoes a number of physical, chemical and microbiological changes. Consequently leachate has generated whichFile Size: KB. Start studying Soils, Erosional/Depositional Features, Groundwater, Karst Quiz.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The present work aimed to determine the risks that formed landfill leachate from anaerobic Erbil Landfill Site (ELS) poses on groundwater source and to observe the effects of disposed municipal solid waste (MSW) on soil properties.

The study further aims to fill the gap in studies on the effects of disposed MSW and produced leachate on the groundwater Cited by: 5.LEE, G.

F., and JONES, R. A. (b) "Groundwater Pollution by Municipal Landfills: Leachate Composition, Detection and Water Quality Significance" Proc. National Water Well Associations's Fifth Outdoor Action Conference on Aquifer Restoration, Ground Water Monitoring, and Geophysical Methods, NWWA, Dublin, OH, pp.

effects of open landfill sites on the underground water quality by examining the physical and chemical properties of underground water in hand-dug wells around the Solous landfill sites in Igando, Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State.

Solous landfill is the second largest landfill by landmass and volume of waste in Lagos by: 2.