How to Meet Requirements for Hazardous Waste Landfill Design, Construction and Closure


  • S.R. Venkateswaran

A summary of existing and proposed EPA regulations and guidances on the design of double liners and leachate collection and removal systems, leak detection systems, final cover, and construction quality assurance for hazardous waste landfills.
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Environmental engineers, anyone dealing with hazardous waste landfills.


Book information

  • Published: December 1990
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1242-4

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Minimum Technology Guidance and Regulations for Hazardous Waste Landfills2. Liner Design: Clay Liners3. Flexible Membrane Liners4. Elements of Liquid Management at Waste Containment Sites5. Securing a Completed Landfill6. Construction, Quality Assurance, and Control: Construction of Clay Liners7. Construction of Flexible Membrane Liners8. Liner Compatibility with Wastes9. Long-Term Considerations: Problems Areas and Unknowns10. Leak Response Action Plans