Seepage of contaminants from waste containment

Ismail, Z. and Hashim, Roslan (2006) Seepage of contaminants from waste containment. Journal of Environmental Hydrology, 14. pp. 1-9. ISSN 10583912

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Abstract

An alternative approach to assist the environmental engineer in his care for the geo-environment is described in the stochastic continuum modelling of seepage from waste facilities. The prediction of seepage can be conducted for typical soil and protective layers around the containment to investigate possible contaminant movement under steady state conditions. An important parameter controlling the transport of these contaminants is the hydraulic conductivity of the soil. This paper looks at afresh approach to the application of stochastic continuum modeling in generating hydraulic conductivity by kriged simulation. Flow and transport were computed numerically for the model. Results show that the approach is well suited for the simulation of seepage of contaminants around waste containment facilities.

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Additional Information: Cited By (since 1996):1 Export Date: 16 December 2013 Source: Scopus Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Hashim, R.; Department of Civil Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; email: roslan@um.edu.my References: Cacas, M.C., Ledoux, E., DeMarsily, G., Barbreau, A., Calmels, P., Gaillard, B., Margritta, R., Modeling flow with a stochastic discrete fracture network: Calibration and validation - Flow and the transport model (1990) Water Resources Res., 26 (3), pp. 479-500; Carpenter, P.J., Calkin, S.F., Kaufmann, R.S., Assessing a fractured landfill cover using electrical resistivity and seismic refraction techniques (1991) Geophysics, 56 (11), pp. 1896-1904; Dverstorp, B., Anderson, J., Application of the discrete fracture network concept with field data: Possibilities of model calibration and validation (1989) Water Resources Res., 25 (3), pp. 540-550; Fatta, D., Naoum, C., Karlis, P., Loizidou, M., Numerical simulation of flow and contaminant migration at a municipal landfill (2000) Journal of Environmental Hydrology, 8. , Paper 16; Ibe, K.M., Njoku, J.C., Migration of contaminants in groundwater at a landfill site, Nigeria (1999) Journal of Environmental Hydrology, 7. , Paper 8; Ismail, Z., Modelling of Leachate transport from landfills (1998) Proc. 16th Conf. Asean Federation of Engineering Organisations (CAFEO); Ismail, Z., Hashim, R., Taib, S., Modelling the extent of damage in contaminated land (1999) Proc. World Eng. Congress: Civil Eng. Conf., pp. 73-78; Ismail, Z., Hashim, R., Protecting the geo-environment: Modelling of seepage from tank farms (2000) Proc. 18th CAFEO; Journel, A.G., Alabert, F.G., New method for reservoir mapping (1990) J. Petroleum Technology, 16 (2), pp. 212-218; Kho, G.Y., (2004) A Study on Groundwater Flow and Pollutant Transport at Penampang Waste Disposal Site, Sabah, , M Eng Thesis, University Malaysia Sabah; Kim, G.-N., Koo, J., Shim, J., Shon, J., Lee, S., A study of methods to reduce groundwater contamination around a landfill in Korea (1999) Journal of Environmental Hydrology, 7. , Paper 10; Ohnishi, Y., Soliman, M.A., Transport from waste-depository in stochastic soil media (1996) Proc. 2nd Int. Congress on Environmental Geotechnics, pp. 281-286. , Kamon (ed); Ohnishi, Y., Tanaka, M., Tajika, H., Soliman, M.A., Ismail, Z., Ando, K., Contaminant transport from waste depository in stochastic rock media (1997) Proc. 1st Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium
Uncontrolled Keywords: Containment, Flow modeling, Hydraulic conductivity, Pollutant transport, Seepage, Simulation, Soil water, Stochasticity, Waste
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Jenal S
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2014 00:46
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2019 09:13
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/8838

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