Category: Pumps & Operations
Leachate, which is the resulting liquid that drains or 'leaches' through a landfill after it rains, can vary widely in composition; depending on the age of the landfill and the type of waste the landfill may contain. When a new wastewater treatment facility was being built right next to an existing landfill, the specifying engineers had to consider how leachate entering their pumping processes might affect the safety of the plant personnel and the pumping equipment.

Managing Safety while Managing Waste

Authors: Jonathan Herlong, Sales Engineer, Tencarva Machinery; and Steve Mosley, Regional Manager, BJM Pumps Federal standards exist to protect groundwater by requiring…

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