Landfill basal & capping liner protection (Lean Quarry LFS)

Landfill basal & capping liner protection (Lean Quarry LFS)

Landfill basal & capping liner protection (Lean Quarry LFS)

Cell 1B & 3A Construction, Cells 1&2 Northern Flank Restoration

Application Function

Protection

Market Sectors

Landfill


In April 2010, as part of its Term Agreement with client Viridor Waste Management, Terram supplied its needle punched geocomposite (Terram RG-SD19) to Viridor’s Lean Quarry landfill site near Liskeard, Cornwall. Main contractor Jones Bros installed the product on the upper slopes of cells 1B and 3A.

Later in the year, further product was supplied to the site: Terram RG4 as a capping geotextile for the northern flank restoration of cells 1 and 2 and Terram RG11 beneath a dual layer of a 6mm granite and 20/40mm granite at the base of cell 3A. Prior to supply of the Terram RG11 the product had pass an independent Environment Agency Cylinder Test to replicate the cells maximum 44m waste depth.

Project Information
Client: Viridor Waste Management Ltd
Designer: SLR Consulting Ltd
Contractor: Jones Bros Ruthin (Civil Engineering) Company Ltd
Date: April 2010
Products / Quantitys: Terram RG4 (20,700m2)
Terram RG11 (1,800m2) Terram RG-SD19 (16,000m2)