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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 Deterioration and Human Health (2013)

Natural and anthropogenic determinants by Abdul Malik, Elisabeth Grohmann, Rais Akhtar

However, treating old landfill leachate is a very difficult task using conventional biological treatment processes (Ahmed and Lan 2012).

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 previewIntroduction to Environmental Geology (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 enter the environment. It is most commonly used in ...

Google previewEnvironmental Science, Toward a Sustainable Future (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 enter the environment. It is most commonly used in ...

Google previewTransport and Remediation of Subsurface Contaminants (1992)

Colloidal, Interfacial, and Surfactant Phenomena by David A. Sabatini, Robert C. Knox

copyright Published 1992 American Chemical Society Landfill leachate is a complicated mixture of organic chemicals which Landfill Leachate Effects on Transport of Organic Substances in Aquifer Materials ...

Google previewGeoenvironmental Engineering (2001)

Geoenvironmental Impact Management by Raymond Nen Yong

Re- circulating leachate is a means of ensuring the waste mass remains in a partially ...

Google previewElectricity Production from the Management of Municipal Solid Waste Leachate with Microbial Fuel Cells (2009)

Leachate is a well-matched substrate for use in a microbial fuel cell because of its relatively high amount of organics, conductivity, and buffering capacity, yet minimal solids. All of these characteristics, with the exception of high organics, can ...

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 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 previewU.S. Geological Survey Water-supply Paper (1988)

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 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 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 waste- ...

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 ...

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 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 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 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, ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

leachate A liquid that results from water collecting contaminants as it trickles through wastes, agricultural pesticides, or fertilizers. Leaching may occur in farming areas, feedlots, and ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Geography (2010)

by Barney Warf

specifies that landfills must have a leachate collection system and a single-layer composite liner system. A composite liner consists of a synthetic geomembrane, typically of high-density ...

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Small photo of Household waste and industrial garbage contaminates soil and groundwater at Bali's largest landfill site in Suwung, Bali, Indonesia. The site is vulnerable to leachate infiltration and tidal invasion.Small photo of Household waste and industrial garbage contaminates soil and groundwater at Bali's largest landfill site in Suwung, Bali, Indonesia. The site is vulnerable to leachate infiltration and tidal invasion.Small photo of Landfill leachate pouring into pond from a black and blue pipe. Location Ronneby, Sweden.Small photo of Landfill leachate pouring into pond from a black and blue pipe. Location Ronneby, Sweden.Small photo of Landfill leachate pouring into pond from a black and blue pipe. Location Ronneby, Sweden.Small photo of Landfill leachate pouring into pond from a black pipe. Location Ronneby, Sweden.Small photo of Landfill leachate pouring into pond from a black and blue pipe. Location Ronneby, Sweden. More...

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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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