Friday 19th July 2024
Hydrogeological Consultancy
Groundwater Protection & Leachate Management

Gas in Waste Issues

Work by Southampton University (e.g. Beaven et al 2007 (see ref below), Powrie et al, 2005) indicates that the presence of landfill gas in saturated waste can cause effects such as:

Nick has some experience in this relatively new area of understanding the impacts of landfill gas in waste.

Beaven, R.P., Cox, S.E. and Powrie, W. 2007, Operation and Performance of Horizontal Wells for Leachate Control in a Waste Landfill. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. Vol.133, no.8 (See Reference #24 on Downloads page).