Avoiding Failure of Leachate Collection and Cap Drainage Systems

By

  • Jeffrey Bass

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

  • Published: December 1986
  • Imprint: WILLIAM ANDREW
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1106-9


Table of Contents

1. Introduction 1.1 Leachate Generation and Control 1.2 Applicable Federal Regulations 1.3 Minimum Technology Guidance2. Failure Mechanisms 2.1 Discussion of Potential Mechanisms 2.2 Confirmation of Mechanisms3. 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 Components4. Construction 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Plans and Specifications 4.3 Construction Quality Assurance Plan5.1 Inspection 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Regular or Periodic Inspections 5.3 Special Inspections6. Maintenance 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Mechanical Methods 6.3 Hydraulic Methods7. Repair 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Maintenance Techniques 7.3 Chemical Techniques 7.4 Replacement TechniquesReferencesCopyright Notice