oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Landfill developments and their effect on the use of geosynthetics

Volume 6, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



In October 1998, the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry released the second edition of the Waste Management Series and in particular the document Minimum requirements for waste disposal by landfill. After four years of application, consideration and review of the first edition, the Department and industry were in a position to make several modifications to the documents, in particular the requirements with respect to landfill design. This article focuses on the implications that the changes in this document may have on the local geosynthetics industry.

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