Landfill Liner Cover and Hydraulic Barrier

Description

The landfill liner, cover, and hydraulic barrier all belong to the subsurface pollutant engineered containment system. The liner is designed at the bottom of a landfill to contain downward leachate. The cover is designed at the top of a landfill to prevent precipitation from infiltrating into the landfill. The hydraulic barrier, or cutoff walls, is a vertical compacted earthen system to contain horizontal flow of plume. The ultimate purpose of these barriers is to isolate contaminants from the environment and, therefore, to protect the soil and groundwater from pollution originating in the landfill or polluted site.

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