SCS Advice from the Field: Properly placing, compacting and shaping gravel significantly protects leachate pipe against wall bucking and excessive ring deflection

August 2, 2016

Survivability of leachate collection pipes depends upon the gravel placed on all sides of the pipe. Proper placement of gravel around the pipe and the granular soil material over the completed pipe/gravel/geotextile burrito is of significant importance in the protection of the leachate collection pipe.

Read the article by Dr. Ali Khatami here.

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Posted by Diane Samuels at 6:00 am