Landfill Construction – Ponderosa Landfill, Laredo, Texas
The scope of services performed by SCS Engineers for Regional Land Management Services, the operator of the Ponderosa Landfill, includes:
Greenfield landfill permit application that included landfill design, hydrogeologic characterization and all aspects of the permit application, including a Landfill Gas Management Plan and a Leachate Management Plan, and the applicable geological and groundwater monitoring and reporting attachments.
Engineering design for a compost facility.
Prepared a Site Operating Plan consistent with TCEQ’s most recent protocol and will preserve optimal flexibility for the landfill’s manager.
Performed construction-phase engineering services, including construction quality assurance and liner certifications for the first Type I MSW landfill and future Class 1 waste landfill cells.
Prepared construction plans, specifications and bid documents for the initial cell construction, entrance roads and facilities, drainage ditches and ponds, fencing, leachate forcemain and storage.
Permit modification and engineering design to accept Class 1 waste.
Assisted with financial planning to obtain financing for construction and equipment.
Assisted with heavy equipment selection and purchase.
Assisted with hiring of the site manager.
Provided assistance with implementing and documenting the SWPPP.
Provide ongoing training to staff operators regarding compliance issues.