leachate


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leachate

[′lē‚chāt]
(chemistry)
A solution formed by leaching.
(geochemistry)
A liquid that has percolated through soil and dissolved some soil materials in the process.
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Leachate (1L) was transferred to a sterile bottle for microbial and chemical analyses.
The present investigation has been carried out to analyse the water quality parameters like Colour, Odour, pH, Alkalinity, Total hardness, Calcium, Magnesium, Chlorides, Dissolved oxygen, Biological oxygen demand, Total solids and Total dissolved solids of partially treated distillery effluent and its leachate after passing the effluent through experimental soil profile (Lysimeter).
Gwynedd Council has submitted plans to build a leachate treatment plant to tackle the liquid waste which leaks from the landfill site near Carmel.
The leachate continues its path into the earth, and can contaminate ground water reservoirs used by the agricultural sector.
The scientists also observed that liquid manure and solid manure differed significantly in their carbon compound makeup, which may contribute to the resulting variations in the manure leachates.
Leachate is distributed to a phytoremediation system.
Using a technique employed in food processing and other industries to measure cell damage, Buckmaster put chopped and shredded corn stalks in water and compared the amount of leachates in each solution.
There are also reasons to believe that the leachate itself, even without the presence of the more toxic chemicals, will change soil conditions and groundwater chemistry underneath the landfill in a manner that might cause other naturally occurring elements to be liberated.
At the same time as pH and DO in the surface water were measured, 60 mL of leachate was collected from the bottom of each column for analyses of pH, Fe, and S[O.
s Bradley Landfill in Sun Valley extracts about 50,000 gallons of leachate per week, tests it for chemicals, then drives to the nearest sewer connection and pumps the leachate - untreated - into our sewer lines that go to the Donald C.
Approximately 18 drains at the downstream portion of the landfill collect leachate draining from the landfill into a central pond.