Technical Bulletins & Special Reports

Technical Bulletin No. 0900: Compilation of Alternative Landfill Cover Experience Using Wastewater Treatment Plant Residuals

This technical bulletin contains information on the use of paper industry wastewater treatment residuals as hydraulic barrier material in landfill covers. Information specific to residuals includes standardized hydraulic conductivity testing procedures, moisture density hydraulic conductivity testing, liquid and plastic limits, consolidation, slope stability, biological activity, freeze/thaw effects, HELP modeling, placement techniques, test pad construction, synthetic soils, summary information on 29 closures, and case histories on five enclosures.