Presentation on theme: "Leachate Treatment at Virginia Landfills By: Bob Gardner, PE, BCEE Senior Vice President SWANA Old Dominion Conference Wintergreen, VA August 7, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Leachate Treatment at Virginia Landfills By: Bob Gardner, PE, BCEE Senior Vice President SWANA Old Dominion Conference Wintergreen, VA August 7, 2014
Leachate Leachate is defined as “liquid that has passed through or emerged from solid waste and may contain soluble, suspended or miscible materials”. 2
9VAC National pretreatment standards: prohibited discharges General prohibitions. A user may not introduce into any POTW any pollutant or pollutants which cause pass through, interference or violation of water quality standards. 16
Federal Requirements 17 Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 122, 123, 124, and 403, and chapter I, subchapter N. Subpart B of 40 CFR Part 445 “RCRA Subtitle D Non-Hazardous Waste Landfill Subcategory
Fundamental Issue 18 Conveyor with food
Fundamental Issue 19 Conveyor with food Are there enough of us here to eat all this?
Fundamental Issue 20 Conveyor with food What’s the quality of the food?
Fundamental Issue 21 Will my Mom let me eat this? Conveyor with food
Fundamental Issue 22 Can I or do I want to eat what’s on the plate passing by me? Conveyor with food
Treatment Requirements Varies by locality Varies by time of day – Hydraulic loading – Pollutant loading Varies by type of treatment plant Varies by discharge limitations 23