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
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Table of Contents
- Types of Sanitary Landfills
- Selection of Suitable Sites
- Soil & Geotechnical Investigations
- Hydraulic, Hydrological & Flood Analysis
- Environmental Impact Assessment
- Risk and Contamination Analysis
- Choice of Designs
- Liner systems
- Leachate Treatment systems
- Gas Management
- Operational Costs
- Urgrading Options
- Population and Waste generation.
- Transfer stations
- Cover Plans
- Design Procedures for 100,000 pop MSW Sanitary Landfills
- Design Procedures for Leachate Treatment Plant
- Design Procedures for Leachate Retention Ponds
- Design of Cover Plans
- Design of Gas Extraction and Energy generation system
- Application for Carbon Credit
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Authur- Philip Goh (B.Sc, MIEM, P.Eng. MICE,
MEC Engineers, Civil & Structural Engineer