Surface Impoundments

Design, Construction and Operation


  • Robert P. Hartley

This technical resource document describes current information on the design, construction and operation of surface impoundments used for treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes. Pertinent regulations under RCRA are summarized. Surface impoundment structures that will meet the regulatory requirements are described, as are methods for closing surface impoundments, either in-place or by waste removal. Cover technology is also discussed.
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Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities dealign with hazardous and non-hazardous wastes.


Book information

  • Published: December 1992
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1302-5

Table of Contents

IntroductionPre-Design ConsiderationsDesignConstructionOperation, Maintenance, and MonitoringContingency PlanningClosure and Post-Closure Care