LANDFILL LEACHATE - LIQUID PHASE TREATMENT

Introduction

Landfill leachate can be very challenging to effectively treat as it is often characterized by significant odor, high COD, phenols and dissolved metals. In some cases, leachates can be toxic or inhibitory to downstream biological treatment systems. Furthermore, due to the variability of landfill material, weather patterns and content age, leachate constituent levels can change nover time, adding to the complex nature of treatment. Landfill operators contend with additional challenges stemming from general public odor complaints, discharge compliance and fines or surcharges from municipal wastewater treatment plants. USPTechnologies (USP) can help landfill operators by characterizing each unique leachate stream and matching it to our technically sound options for liquid phase treatment for leachate odor control, phenols, metals and high COD or toxicity…

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