GCLs and hydraulic equivalence

June 1st, 2009 / By: / Geosynthetic Clay Liners, GMA Techline

By Timothy D. Stark Q: Are GCLs hydraulically equivalent to a compacted low permeability soil liner? A: A good, but difficult, question. GCLs are hydraulically equivalent to low permeability soil liner in terms of advective flow. However, GCLs are not hydraulically equivalent to low permeability soil liner in terms of diffusive flow unless a natural […]

 

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