Archive for March, 2013
Everyone knows that proper delineation of floodplain limits and design of surface water management controls is an important part of any landfill design, whether it’s an initial facility siting/design or an expansion. Part of that delineation usually requires use of computer modeling of existing and proposed surface water conditions. Over the years I’ve used both…
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Categories: Environmental Planning & Compliance, Landfill Engineering and Design, Solid Waste
Posted By Garth Bowers, PE at 1:17 PM | No Comments on Modeling floodplains and surface water design at landfills – should you use 1-D or 2-D?
Thoughts from GWMS – New flares with higher turndown capacity benefit LFGTE operational flexibility and solid waste impacts of shale fracking
At the last Global Waste Management Symposium, I presented on the benefits of using landfill gas to power a flare, giving the end user more operational flexibility – say for landfill gas-to-energy or other beneficial reuse systems. I offered three case studies of situations where continuous biogas pilots worked well, along with costs for implementation….
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Categories: Alternative Energy, Biogas and Landfill Gas, Solid Waste
Posted By Ben Peotter, PE at 2:08 PM | No Comments on Thoughts from GWMS – New flares with higher turndown capacity benefit LFGTE operational flexibility and solid waste impacts of shale fracking