Leachate Monitoring News

  • Stream Protection Rule revoked, groundwater provisions affected

    The 2016 Stream Protection Rule was revoked by the Interior Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, effective November 17. The Stream Protection Rule now reverts to the rule previously in place, as if the 2016 rule had never taken effect. The 2016 rule had several major elements affecting groundwater. For example, it defined the term “material damage to the hydrologic balance ...

  • OriginClear Wins A First Commercial Order For Landfill Waste Water Treatment System In Malaysia

    OriginClear Inc. (OTC/QB: OCLN), a leading provider of water treatment solutions, today announced that its Joint Venture (JV) in Malaysia, OriginClear Water Solutions (OWS), has received a commercial scale purchase order from Envirogard, a water treatment systems engineering company based near Kuala Lumpur. The assignment is to retrofit an underperforming landfill leachate treatment system with ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • 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

  • Aeration may remove antidepressant drugs from water leaked from landfill

    Aeration is an effective means of eliminating antidepressants from landfill leachate, a new study finds. The concentrations of five different drugs were reduced by this treatment process, which could be an effective means of tackling the growing problem of pharmaceutical infiltration into aquatic environments. Pharmaceuticals, while an important component of modern medicine, can have negative ...

  • Geotech`s GA5000 plays its part in the drive to reduce waste to landfill

    Geotech's GA5000 landfill gas analyser is increasingly used on closed landfill sites as policies, including waste separation, take effect around the world, reducing the volume of waste sent to landfill. UK-based Exea Associates uses the GA5000 to maximum effect to understand the changing gas mix and pressures as landfill gas generation slows on a site. Methane (CH4), carbon monoxide (CO) and ...

  • The Latest in Landfill Training

    The Chartered Institution of Waste Management and the Environmental Services Association will bring you four landfill training courses in the coming months. So if you or anyone within your company needs training in Leachate, Geology or Landfill Gas Management then we have the course for you. Geology, Hydrogeology and Hydrology - 19 March 2014 - Shrewsbury Are you involved in the protection of ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Still soggy on site despite the sunshine

    Water levels across the country are high after all the rain and this may be having an impact on leachate levels on landfill sites, too, which could be making it harder to keep to the required levels. Many people consider pumps challenging because of the harsh operating conditions and the potential difficulties with installing or maintaining them, but now with the Environment Agency looking for ...

  • 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 requesting ...

  • Veolia use MP5 to ease Internal Reporting Requirements

    Veolia Environmental Services has been present in the united Kingdom since 1990. EHS Data’s involvement with Veolia stretches over many years through Leigh Environmental who then became Onyx—today part of Veolia. At the time the company operated landfills in the North and West Midlands of the UK. More recently, Veolia Environmental Services Ltd. Have purchased MP5 for the management ...


    By EHS Data Limited

  • Tumble motion shaker

    Whenever waste is handled or disposed, it is vital to evaluate any potential hazard both to humans and the environment. The main problem is the release of soluble components upon contact with water. Thus the analysis of representative waste samples is necessary and even defined by European Standards for waste acceptance criteria.In order to replicate conditions of the analysis for leachate water, ...


    By Gerhardt UK Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • UltraZyme waste and water cleanup and remediation solution

    Landfills, Leachate Ponds, Sewage Lagoons, Waste Cells professionally tested by the top environmental test laboratory in Malaysia. UltraZyme was analysed and tested against competive products with outstanding results in every area.Landfills, Leachate Ponds, Sewage Lagoons, Waste Cells professionally tested by the top environmental test laboratory in Malaysia. UltraZyme was analysed and tested ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Environmental Contamination Cleanup

    Landfills, Leachate Ponds, Sewage Lagoons, Waste Cells professionally tested by the top environmental test laboratory in Malaysia. UltraZyme was analysed and tested against competive products with outstanding results in every area. Cypher Malaysia consented to requests to conduct tests on contaminated sites, specifically by the developer of Taman Sri Manja in Malaysia where hazardous ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

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