Guidance

Geophysical testing of geomembranes used in landfills: LFE8

Guidance explaining the different types of geophysical surveys to help landfill operators understand the technology and terminology.

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LFE8: geophysical testing of geomembranes used in landfills

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Geomembranes are often used in the lining systems for landfill sites. They need to be carefully installed to ensure the liner provides a continuous seal across the entire site. Geophysical testing is an effective way of confirming a geomembrane is forming a complete seal beneath a body of waste.

Published 24 June 2014