Bituminous geomembrane in a final cover exposed to tidal action

April 1st, 2013 / By: / Containment, Feature, Geomembranes

By Tarik Hadj-Hamou and Bertrand Breul Abstract Final closures of old abandoned landfills often pose technical and logistical challenges. A small (5 hectares/12 acres) landfill created by pushing waste into a tidal wetland on the edge of Suisun Bay in Northern California was no exception. The initially proposed final cover design called for 60cm (23in.) […]


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