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Design of MSW Sanitary Landfills

An Guide for Waste Engineers involved in Design of Sanitary Landfills

This section is suitable for practicing Civil Engineers, Municipal Engineers, Waste & Environmental Engineers, Urban Planners, Graduates and Students in Engineering.

This section will provide a series of specialized articles for those involved in the Design of MSW Sanitary Landfills. A practical and simple approach is emphasized throughout, so quick references can be made. For more theoretical approach, readers are to refer to Book Sections.

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 Table of Contents


 Design Criteria

  1. Types of Sanitary Landfills
  2. Selection of Suitable Sites 
  3. Soil & Geotechnical Investigations
  4. Hydraulic, Hydrological & Flood Analysis
  5. Environmental Impact Assessment
  6. Risk and Contamination Analysis
  7. Choice of Designs
  8. Liner systems
  9. Leachate Treatment systems
  10. Recycling
  11. Gas Management
  12. Operational Costs
  13. Urgrading Options
  14. Population and Waste generation.
  15. Transfer stations
  16. Cover Plans

 Design Methods 

  1. Design Procedures for 100,000 pop MSW Sanitary Landfills
  2. Design Procedures for Leachate Treatment Plant
  3. Design Procedures for Leachate Retention Ponds
  4. Design of Cover Plans
  5. Design of Gas Extraction and Energy generation system
  6. Application for Carbon Credit

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Authur- Philip Goh (B.Sc, MIEM, P.Eng. MICE, C.Eng)
MEC Engineers, Civil & Structural Engineer





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