Leachate Sentence Examples
The technologies developed for treating leachate have evolved to achieve compliance with increasingly strict discharge consent limits.
Landfills are lined with clay and flexible synthetic membranes intended to prevent leachate escaping and contaminating the groundwater.
At that time, the landfill site at Buckden in Cambridgeshire was generating leachate containing significant concentrations of herbicides, mecoprop and isoproturon.
Rubbish dumps create a strong chemical cocktail called leachate.
The report recommends a more detailed sampling and monitoring program and checks that discharged leachate is below recommended levels.Advertisement
For example, landfill sites have to be specially lined to prevent any leakage of toxic leachate.
Both the slurry and contaminated leachate from the illegal landfill site were running freely off the site and badly polluting nearby streams.
Application of landfill leachate to willow short rotation coppice.
Landfills are expensive to operate and require aftercare for many years following closure, in order to monitor leachate and gases such as methane.
Engineering Details The landfill facility is engineered to achieve full containment of landfill gas and leachate.Advertisement
Waste timber can contribute to gas generation in landfill and wood treated with preservatives (e.g. formaldehyde) has the potential to produce leachate.
As the material rots it also produces leachate, a polluting liquid that can seep into rivers.
Laboratory tests have developed the use of microscopic algae to remove heavy metals from water and soil leachate.