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Leachate Treatment Options for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

On This Page Treatment of leachate from municipal solid waste landfills Lessons learned from successful applications of biological landfill leachate treatment Getting a Handle on Landfill Leachate Non-Hazardous Waste Landfill Landfill Leachate Related Products Landfill Leachate Related Resources Ultra High-Pressure Reverse Osmosis for Landfill Leachate Reed bed vs Mechanised Biological Treatment Systems Alternative Approaches For […]

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Project 1: Extended Aeration SBR Leachate Treatment Plants

The Leachate Buster completed the following successful leachate treatment plants which have both been in successful operation at their respective landfills for over 20 years.     The above are just two of over 20 such leachate treatment plants completed by the Leachate Buster!

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Why is Leachate from Landfills of Concern?

OK. So you want to know why is leachate from landfills of concern. The reasons why leachate from landfills is of concern are many and are best considered by first discussing what landfills contain and the escape pathways leachate containing those substances may follow. Landfill leachate is formed when rainwater infiltrates and percolates through the […]

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Effects of Leachate on Groundwater

There can be serious effects of leachate on groundwater: A release of leachate to the groundwater may present several risks to human health and the environment. The release of hazardous and nonhazardous components of leachate may render an aquifer unusable for drinking-water purposes and other uses. Leachate impacts to groundwater may also present a danger […]

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Why is Leachate Bad?

Why is leachate bad? is often asked. The answer is explained here in its potential to pollute, cause fish-kills and make water supplies undrinkable. Leachate is produced in landfills and it is just about the worst thing landfills do to the environment. The Bad Impacts of Leachate if it Escapes Landfills (Rubbish Dumps) Into the […]

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Leachate Treatment Systems 101 – Landfill Training for Beginners

All you need to know about the term “leachate treatment systems“. In this 101 style article we have set out to answer any questions beginners may have about leachate treatment systems. We have tried to cover all the basic principles and concepts using curation. Through curation we provide extracts and links to the original authority […]

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