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How Long Can Liners for Leachate Ponds Last?

Choosing a liner means considering more than just how well it will handle the initial installation. 

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Designing the Leachate Pond with Secondary Containment in Mind

Secondary containment is the process of planning for eventual leaks, spills, and other forms of exposure. 

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Why Cover a Landfill Leachate Pond?

Covers are widely used in landfill designs in order to control the production of leachate. 

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Treatment Options for Improving Leachate from Landfills

Leachate may exit the landfill mound as a highly concentrated mix of chemicals, organic matter, and heavy metals, but it doesn’t have to stay that way. 

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Why Lining is Essential for Leachate Ponds

Leachate ponds often look deceptively simple. If they’re designed to hold relatively diluted leachate, they may even appear like a natural pond with healthy vegetation around the edges. 

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Building a Complete Leachate Collection System

A complete leachate collection system begins under the landfill and extends from under the cells of trash. 

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How is Landfill Leachate Formed?

While this thick runoff liquid is similar to many other byproducts from commercial and industrial processes, it’s also unique in some ways. 

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What are Landfill Leachate Ponds?

Depending on its size, the site plan, and the amount of annual rainfall, a landfill can generate hundreds of thousands of gallons of leachate water per year. 

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