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Leachate

Definition of the noun Leachate

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noun - plural: leachates

  1. The liquid produced when water percolates through any permeable material.

Specialised definition of the noun Leachate

Glossary of pesticide

aqueous phase percolating through a soil profile or a soil column

Explanation

Leachate is any liquid that in passing through matter, extracts solutes, suspended solids or any other component of the material through which it has passed.

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Google previewEnvironmental Chemistry in Society, Second Edition (2016)

by James M. Beard

Leachate is an extremely complex mixture that is similar to sewage in many ways . The leachate becomes loaded with organic materials when it passes over food, contaminated boxes, dirty bottles, and messy containers. Disposable diapers ...

Google previewIndustrial Water Quality (2016)

Earth sciences, Earth sciences by CTI Reviews

Leachate is a widely used term in the Environmental sciences where it has the specific meaning of a liquid that has dissolved or entrained environmentally harmful substances which may then enterthe environment. It is most commonly used in ...

Google previewForest Ecosystems (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Leachate is a widely used term in the Environmental sciences where it has the specific meaning of a liquid that has dissolved or entrained environmentally harmful substances which may then enterthe environment. It is most commonly used in ...

Google previewIntroduction to Environmental Engineering and Science (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Leachate is a widely used term in the Environmental sciences where it has the specific meaning of a liquid that has dissolved or entrained environmentally harmful substances which may then enterthe environment. It is most commonly used in ...

Google previewGeotechnical and Environmental Aspects of Waste Disposal Sites (2006)

Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Geotechnics Related to the Environment - GREEN 4, Wolverhampton, UK, 28 June-1 July 2004 by R.W. Sarsby, A.J. Felton

Leachate is a slow moving flow, which is unsteady, non-uniform, or sometimes discontinuous and also contains hazardous/toxic substances in solid or gaseous forms and may be referred to as creeping flow (Fang, l986). In order to examine ...

Google previewU.S. Geological Survey Water-supply Paper (1982)

Contamination with metals and volatile organics from storage tank leakage, industrial waste discharge, and landfill leachate is a local problem. EFFECTS OF LAND USE ON WATER OUALITY As the fourth most populated state and the ...

Google previewNational water summary (1988)

by Geological Survey (U.S.)

Contamination with metals and volatile organics from storage tank leakage, industrial waste discharge, and landfill leachate is a local problem. Effects of Land Use on Water Quality As the fourth most populated state and the second- ranking ...

Google previewSpecial Edition - Environmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory (2000)

by Thomas M. Pankratz

LCRS Leachate collection and removal system. LD See “lethal dose.” LD50 See “ lethal dose (LD).” LDC London Dumping Convention. LDCRS Leachate detection, collection, and removal system. LDR See “Land Disposal Restrictions ( LDR).

Google previewEnvironmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory (2000)

by Thomas M. Pankratz

LCRS Leachate collection and removal system. LD See “lethal dose.” LD50 See “ lethal dose (LD).” LDC London Dumping Convention. LDCRS Leachate detection, collection, and removal system. LDR See “Land Disposal Restrictions ( LDR).

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Hydrogeology (2011)

by D. J. Poehls, Gregory J. Smith

Leachate The solution formed by the dissolution of contaminants, or leaching by water as it percolates through wastes. Leachate forms when water infiltrates areas such as feedlots, landfills, or pesticide applications, and mixes with ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Science and Technology (2013)

by Andrew Porteous

Leachate The seepage of liquid through a waste disposal site or spoil heap. Leachates from municipal waste landfill sites (early years of decomposition) can be characterized by high BODs (up to 20 000 mgll), high ...

Google previewEnvironmental Law Lexicon (2015)

by Nicholas A. Robinson

The water producing the leachate can be the result of the moisture originally contained in garbage, precipitation, groundwater, or any combination of the three . Orange Environment, Inc. v. County of Orange, 923 F. Supp. 529, 531 (S.D.N.Y. ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Consumption and Waste (2012)

The Social Science of Garbage by Carl A. Zimring, William L. Rathje

Examples include effluent from treatment works, leachate from landfills, and treated wash water from recycling or reuse facilities. Virtually every industrial and commercial facility generates wastewater. Because the ability to clean up ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering (Print) (2003)

by Dennis R. Heldman

Waste deposited in the landfill is isolated from ground water by landfill liners, and a cap prevents the infiltration of rainwater, thus minimizing the production of leachate (water that passes through the MSW transporting soluble contaminants).

Google previewDARE's Dictionary of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (2003)

by A.M.O. Mohamed, D. Chenaf, S. El-Shahed

Leachate: Aqueous liquid generated when water percolates or trickles through waste materials or contaminated sites and collects components of those wastes. Leaching usually occurs at landfills as a resuit of infiltration of rainwater or ...

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary of the Leguminosae (1994)

by Frank Bisby

Uses Chemical products; environmental; food and drink; forage: medicine Aliphatic natural products Chlorogenic acid (seed leachate [1]) Citric acid (leaf [2], pod [3]) Fumaric acid (leaf [2a]) Glyoxylic acid (immature pod [4a], leaf [4]) ...

Google previewCommon Sense Dictionary for First Responders (2006)

by Frank L. Fire

leachate. Water that collects contaminants as it trickles through wastes, pesticides, or fertilizers. Leaching may occur in farming areas, feedlots, and landfills, and may result in hazardous substances entering surface water, ...

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Scrabble value of L1E1A1C3H4A1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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