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Evapotranspiration Covers for Landfills and Waste Sites

By: Victor L Hauser

216 pages, Illus, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Nov 2008 | #177431 | ISBN-13: 9781420086515
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As technology and production escalate, the scourge of landfill waste increasingly threatens the environment. This book examines the evapotranspiration (ET) landfill cover, a new and innovative remedy for landfill waste. It describes the concept, technology, design, construction, and maintenance of the ET cover, and explains why it is a cost-effective, practical, easily maintained, and self-renewing biological system, which will be effective for centuries.


Introduction. Landfill Remediation with Covers. Conventional and Alternative Covers. Evapotranspiration (ET) Landfill Covers. Basic Technology. Climate, Weather and Water Balance. Potential Application. ET Landfill Cover Design Steps. Design Considerations. Construction. Maintenance and Monitoring. Miscellany and Summary. Appendices. Index.

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