leachate collection News

  • Membrane leachate plant handover

    Two years ago, ISTAÇ (Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Environmental Protection and Waste Materials Valuation Industry) and Norit X-Flow embarked on one of the most remarkable wastewater treatment projects of its time; the treatment of leachate from the Istanbul landfill in Odayeri and Kömürcüoda. The installation became the largest membrane leachate plant in the world and ...


    By Pentair X-Flow

  • Thumbs up from customers for Geotech leachate pumps

    Service life is tough for pumps in corrosive leachate and fitness for purpose, high quality and guaranteed reliability carry a proportionate price. Concerned to ensure it was offering best value for money, Geotech recently surveyed users of its AP Pumps. Customers spoke of their experiences saying that although AP Pumps do not have bargain-basement price tickets they offer excellent, top-level ...


    By Geotech

  • New partnership supports leachate and groundwater pumps

    To help landfill operators with leachate management, surveyors with groundwater analysis and remediation specialists, Geotech and enitial have partnered for supply and service of pneumatic QED AP pumps. Jointly they will provide comprehensive and integrated supply-and-service of these high performance pumps in the UK at lower costs. Responding to requests Geotech customers have been ...


    By Geotech

  • VSEP System Transforms Landfill Leachate Into Crystal Clear Water for Reuse

    New Logic Research (NLR) announced today the successful commissioning of another VSEP landfill leachate treatment system. The vibrating membrane system is operating at a landfill in Buga, a city of 100,000 people located in western Colombia. The 20-hectare landfill receives 570 tons of household trash daily from eighteen municipalities in the area. Landfill leachate is highly contaminated water ...


    By New Logic Research, Inc.

  • Waste Recycling Group plans to develop leachate treatment lagoons

    Waste firm Waste Recycling Group has submitted a planning application to North Yorkshire County Council for permission to develop two leachate treatment lagoons at Allerton Park landfill, near Wetherby. WRG, who operate the Allerton Park site, are seeking to develop an on-site lagoon system to treat leahcate – the polluted water that collects at the bottom of every landfill. The treated water ...

  • Covanta energy extends program to safely and securely destroy prescription drugs collected at take-back events

    Based on evidence of pollution in waterways and drinking water, as well as an increase in pharmaceutical drug abuse, Covanta Energy Corporation developed the Prescription for Safety Program (Rx4Safety) to safely dispose of medications collected at community-sponsored drug take-back programs, free of charge. The program was set to expire in 2010; however, based on the program's success and ...


  • U.S. EPA Fines Kettleman City Landfill for Improper Analysis of PCBs Waste

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today fined Chemical Waste Management, Inc. (CWM) $9,375 for a single instance in which it failed to analyze leachate for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) before disposal at its Kettleman Hills Facility located in Kings County, Calif. On May 9, 2012, CWM voluntarily disclosed to EPA that leachate, or liquid that drains from a landfill, was disposed in a ...

  • Environmental Elimination of Oil, Grease and Wastewater

    UltraZyme rids Malaysia's largest Solid Waste Management Company of its Costly Oil & Grease Contamination Problem Alam Flora Sdn Bhd is one of Malaysia's largest solid waste management companies. For years now their grease traps and sumps have been plagued with very high levels of oil and grease, which contaminates their wastewater stream and is the root cause of bad odor. UltraZyme was ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Denitrifying MBR installed by Aquabio for DEFRA UK Govt landfill site

    Aquabio has designed and built an advanced membrane bioreactor plant (AMBR) at the DEFRA ‘foot and mouth’ burial site at Watchtree in Cumbria UK. The plant efficiently removes high strength organics, suspended solids and nitrogen to very low levels suitable for EA discharge. Watchtree was developed as a mass burial site for animals culled during the Foot and Mouth epidemic in 2001. The wastewater ...


    By Aquabio Ltd

  • Hercules to Pay $2 Million Penalty for Violations at Resin Disposal Superfund Site, Jefferson Borough

    Hercules Inc. will pay $2 million in penalties to settle alleged violations of its consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at the Resin Disposal Superfund Site in Jefferson Borough, Allegheny Co., Pa. The settlement pertains to the company’s failure to notify EPA about three uncontrolled releases of hazardous substances from the site’s treatment system. These ...

  • EPA reaches agreement with General Electric Company and SI Group, Inc. to protect drinking water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the General Electric Company and SI Group, Inc. (formerly Schenectady Chemical) to collect and properly dispose of contaminated ground water and liquid leaching from the Dewey Loeffel landfill that is threatening several nearby drinking water wells. The liquid seeping from the landfill, called ...

  • Ask Dan, the Wastewater Wizard

    Someone recently asked, “What are the wastewater treatment options for landfill leachate?” According to statistics from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the number of landfills in the United States is 1,654. And according to CNBC, active landfills handle more than 250-million tons of trash created in the United States each year. Statistics suggest that landfills can ...


  • New tool to assess the environmental impact of landfill sites

    A fast and reliable method to measure the environmental impact of landfill sites has been developed by researchers. Analysis of the chemical composition of gas emissions and water leaching from sites provides a detailed picture of the extent of environmental pollution around landfill sites. Such monitoring is essential in order to manage risks to human health and natural resources. Despite the ...

  • Johnson Joins CEC as New Senior Project Manager

    Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) welcomes Scott Johnson, Senior Project Manager in the Waste Management practice of the firm's Phoenix office. At CEC, Johnson will contribute to the Solid Waste Industry Consulting Group. Most recently with Cornerstone, Johnson brings 20 years of experience in civil and environmental engineering and a background in both consulting and the private ...

  • $2.5 million plant to treat contaminated groundwater at the Dewey Loeffel landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York nears completion

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck today visited the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York to announce that General Electric Company and SI Group, Inc. (formerly Schenectady Chemical) have agreed to conduct comprehensive studies of the contamination at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site. The site, which is ...

  • Municipality of Lajas Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Municipality of Lajas, Puerto Rico, have reached a legal agreement that will result in numerous upgrades at the Lajas Landfill, and a plan to permanently close the landfill by July 2017. Lajas will also implement a recycling and composting program. “This agreement sets the Municipality of Lajas on the right course— more material will be ...

  • Matrix Gemini LIMS for Environmental Laboratories

    Autoscribe Informatics has published a useful downloadable 9 page guide: Matrix Gemini LIMS for Environmental Labs highlighting the use of its Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) for the testing of water, air, gas, soil, and/or leachate samples in environmental laboratories. This new publication highlights how Matrix can be readily configured to accommodate varying local ...


    By Autoscribe Informatics

  • MACPRESSE @THE GREEN EXPO, Mexico City, Mexico, 26-28 October 2016

    From 26th to 28th October, Mexico City shall play host to THE GREEN EXPO©, Latin America’s premier environmental sustainability event. The exhibition shall welcome the leading companies from the environmental, renewable energy and water treatment sectors. The most influential public sector and academic decision-makers shall also be ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Cebu City’s Inayawan Landfill To Be Cleared of Garbage in Five Years

    “The closure of the Inayawan landfill in Cebu City is the first order of business of Greenergy Solutions Consortium in the implementation of the 25-integrated Cebu City Waste Management Plan. This closure will be done without cost to the Cebu City government.” “We are doing it for free; we are not asking anything from the City. ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • EBRD contributes US$4m to improve solid waste management in Tajikistan

    The EBRD will improve the quality of the environment in Dushanbe with a loan of up to US$4 million to a solid waste collection and disposal project in the Tajik capital. In addition to the EBRD loan the project will be co-financed by a $4.0 million capital grant from The Netherlands. The project will create a solid waste management programme and finance high priority investments to improve waste ...

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