Hydraulic Isolation of Uncontrolled Waste Disposal Sites

  • M. Nawalany
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 364)


A notion of hydraulic isolation of uncontrolled waste disposal sites is advocated for the cases when groundwater needs to be protected and all other isolating methods are not possible. Three types of hydraulic isolation that use wells, ditches or drains, respectivelly, are shortly described in the paper. Also the novel idea of geochemical enhancement of the hydraulic isolation is outlined.


Groundwater Flow Waste Disposal Site Purification Station Regional Groundwater Flow Simple Boundary Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Nawalany
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  1. 1.Warsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland

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