Earthen Liners for Land Disposal Facilities

by David E. Daniel, Univ of Texas, Austin, TX, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Geotechnical Practice for Waste Disposal '87


Proper construction of compacted earthen liners requires special attention to construction details and quality assurance. Moisture content and weight of roller are probably the two most important construction variables. Attack of liners by chemicals is a major concern only for relatively concentrated chemicals. With good practice, clay liners can function successfully.

Subject Headings: Clay liners | Linings | Compacted soils | Chemicals | Chemical wastes | Industrial facilities | Waste disposal | Clays

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