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Leachate Collection Systems and Leachate Mounding


(see also Waste and Contaminant Containment and Contaminant Transport)

Journal Papers

Cooke, A.J. and Rowe, R.K., (2008) "Modelling Landfill Leachate Induced Clogging of Field-scale Test Cells (mesocosms)", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 45(11): 1497-1513.

Cooke, A.J. and Rowe, R.K. (2008) "2-D Modelling of Clogging in Landfill Leachate Collection Systems", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 45(10): 1393-1409.

McIsaac, R. and Rowe, R.K. (2008). "Clogging of Unsaturated Gravel Permeated with Landfill Leachate," Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 45(8):1045-1963.

VanGulck J.F. and Rowe, R.K. (2008). "Parameter estimation for modelling clogging of granular medium permeated with leachate," Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 45(6): 812-823.

Rowe, R.K. and Babcock, D. (2007) "Modelling the clogging of coarse gravel and tire shreds in column tests," Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 44(11):1273-1285.

McIsaac, R. and Rowe, R.K. (2007) "Clogging of Gravel Drainage Layers Permeated with Landfill Leachate," ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering,133(8): 1026-1039.

McIsaac, R. and Rowe, R.K. (2006) "Effect of Filter/Separators on the Clogging of Leachate Collection Systems", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 43(7): 674-693.

Rowe, R.K. (2005) "Long-Term Performance of Contaminant Barrier Systems", 45th Rankine Lecture, Geotechnique, 55 (9): 631-678.

Cooke, A.J., Rowe, R.K., Van Gulck, J.F. and Rittmann, B.E. (2005) "Application of the BioClog model for landfill leachate clogging of gravel-packed columns" Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 42 (6): 1600-1614.

McIsaac, R. and Rowe, R.K. (2005) "Change in leachate chemistry and porosity as leachate permeates through tire shreds and gravel", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 42(4):1173-1188.

Cooke, A.J., Rowe, R.K. and Rittmann, B.E. (2005) "Modelling species fate and porous media effects for landfill leachate flow", Canadian Geotechnical Journal 42 (4):1116-1132.

Rowe, R.K. and McIsaac, R. (2005) "Clogging of Tire Shreds and Gravel Permeated with Landfill Leachate", ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 131(6): 682-693.

Yildiz Demirekler, E., Ünlü, K., and Rowe, R.K. (2004) "Modelling leachate quality and quantity in municipal solid waste landfills", Waste Management & Research, 22(2): 78-92.

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Van Gulck, J.F., and Rowe, R.K. (2004) "Evolution of clog formation with time in columns permeated with synthetic landfill leachate", Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 75: 115-135.

Van Gulck, J.F., and Rowe, R.K. (2004) "Influence of Landfill Leachate Suspended Solids on Clog (Biorock) Formation", International Journal of Integrated Waste Management, Science and Technology, 24:723-738.

Fleming, I.R., and Rowe, R.K. (2004) "Laboratory studies of clogging of landfill leachate collection & drainage systems", Canadian Geotechnical Journal , 41 (1) 134-153.

Van Gulck, J.F., Rowe, R.K., Rittmann, B.E., and Cooke, A.J. (2003) "Predicting biogeochemical calcium precipitation in landfill leachate collection systems", Biodegradation, 14: 331-346.

Rittmann, B.E., Banaszak, J.E., Cooke, A., and Rowe, R.K. (2003) "Biogeochemical Evaluation of mechanisms controlling CaCO3 precipitation in landfill leachate-collection systems", ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 129 (8):733-730.

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Rowe, R.K., Van Gulck, J., and Millward, S. (2002) "Biologically Induced Clogging of a Granular Media Permeated with Synthetic Leachate", Canadian Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science, 1 (2): 135-156.

Brachman, R.W.I., Moore, I.D., and Rowe, R.K. (2001). "The Performance of a Laboratory Facility for Evaluating the Structural Response of Small Diameter Buried Pipes", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 38(2):260-275.

Cooke, A.J., Rowe, R.K., Rittmann, B.E., Van Gulck, J., and Millward, S. (2001) "Biofilm growth and mineral precipitation in synthetic leachate columns", ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 127(10): 849-856.

Brachman, R.W.I., Moore, I.D., and Rowe, R.K. (2000). "Local strain on a leachate collection pipe", Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 27: 1273-1285.

Rowe, R.K., Armstrong, M.D., and Cullimore, D.R (2000) "Particle Size and Clogging of granular Media Permeated with Leachate", ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 126(9):775-786.

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Rowe, R.K., Armstrong, M.D., and Cullimore, D.R. (2000) "Mass Loading and the Rate of Clogging due to Municipal Solid Waste Leachate", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 37(2):355-370.

Bennett, P.J., Longstaffe, F.J., and Rowe, R.K. (2000). "The stability of dolomite in landfill leachate collection systems", Canadian Geotechnical Journal 37(2):371-378.

Brachman, R.W.I., Moore, I.D., and Rowe, R.K. (2000). "The Design of a Laboratory Facility for Evaluating the Structural Response of Small Diameter Buried Pipes", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 37(2):281-295.

Fleming, I.R., Rowe, R.K., and Cullimore, D.R. (1999). "Field observations of clogging in a landfill leachate collection system", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 36(4): 685-707.

Cooke, A.J., Rowe, R.K., Rittmann, B.E., and Fleming, I.R. (1999). "Modelling biochemically driven mineral precipitation in anaerobic biofilms", Water Science & Technology, 39 (7): 57-64.

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Cooke, A.J., and Rowe, R.K. (1999). "Extension of porosity and surface area models for uniform porous media for studying clogging of landfill collection systems", ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 125(2): 126-145.

Tognon, A.R.M., Rowe, R.K., and Brachman, R.W.I. (1999) "Evaluation of side wall friction for a buried pipe testing facility", Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 17(4): 193-212.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1998). "Modelling impacts due to multiple landfill cells and clogging of leachate collection systems", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 35(1): 1-14.

Brachman, R.W.I., Moore, I.D., and Rowe, R.K. (1996). "Interpretation of a buried pipe test: small diameter pipe in the Ohio University Facility", Transportation Research Record 1541: 64-70.

Rowe, R.K., and Nadarajah, P. (1996). "Estimating leachate drawdown due to pumping wells in landfills", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 33(1): 1-10.

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Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1995). "A finite layer technique for modelling complex landfill history", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 32(4): 660-676.

Rowe, R.K., and San, K.W. (1994). "Effect of leachate mounding and sand lenses on contaminant migration from a landfill cell", Computers & Geotechnics, 16( 3): 173-204.

Conference Papers (Full papers)

Rowe, R.K. and Yu, Y. (2010). "Factors Affecting the Clogging of Leachate Collection Systems in MSW Landfills", Keynote lecture, 6th International Conference on Environmental Geotechnics, New Delhi, November 2010, 3-23.

Rowe, R.K and Van Gulck, J.F. (2004) "Filtering and drainage of contaminated water", Keynote Lecture, 4th International Conference on GeoFilters, Stellenbosch (Capetown), South Africa, October, University of Witswatersrand, A. Fourie (Ed), pp1-63.

Van Gulck, J., and Rowe, R.K. (2003) "Experimental and modeling study into clogging of leachate collection systems", Proceedings of 8th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, S. Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. (CD Rom, 10p).

Yoshida, H., and Rowe, R.K. (2003) "Consideration of landfill liner temperature", Proceedings of 8th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, S. Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. (CD Rom, 9p).

Van Gulck, J., Rowe, R.K., and Cooke, A.J. (2003). "Predicting and modelling biogeochemical precipitation of calcium in leachate collection systems", 56th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Winnipeg, September, 1: 171-175.

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Van Gulck, J., and Rowe, R.K. (2002) "Observations of clog material within a granular medium permeated with synthetic leachate", Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Niagara, October: 551-556.

Van Gulck, J., and Rowe, R.K. (2002) "Experimental Results and Parameters Obtained from Leachate Column Clogging Studies", Proceedings 4th International Conference on Environmental Geotechnics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August: 33-38.

Rowe, R.K., and Van Gulck, J. (2001) "Clogging of leachate collection systems: From laboratory and field study to modelling and prediction", Keynote Lecture, 2nd Australian-New Zealand Conference on Environmental Geotechnics, Newcastle, November: 1-22.

Rowe, R.K., and Cooke, A.J. (2001) "Modelling of Biologically Induced Clogging of Granular Material", 10th International Conference on Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Tucson, U.S.A., January, Theme Lecture, 1: 749-755.

Rowe, R.K., McIsaac, R., Fleming, I.R., and Armstrong M.D. (2000) "Leachate drainage layer design and performance", Conference La notion d'quivalence en tanchit - drainage, Paris, France, May, pp. 7-22.

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Brachman, R.W.I., Rowe, R.K., and Moore, I.D. (2000) "Drainage Pipes for Landfill Leachate Collection System", 6th Canadian Environmental Engineering Conference, London, June pp. 82-88.

Cooke, A.J., Rowe, R.K., and Rittmann, B.E. (2000a) "Modelling of Clogging of Landfill Drainage Systems", 6th Canadian Environmental Engineering Conference, London, June, pp. 74-81.

Demirekler, E., Ünlü, K., Rowe, R.K., and Armstrong, M.D. (2000)"Leachate Quality and Quantity modelling in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills", 6th Canadian Environmental Engineering Conference, London, June, pp. 7-14.

Fleming, I.R., and Rowe, R.K. (2000) "Toward Sustainable Leachate Treatment in Landfills", 6th Canadian Environmental Engineering Conference, London, June, pp. 15-19.

McIsaac, R., Rowe, R.K., Fleming, I.R., and Armstrong M.D. (2000) "Leachate Collection System design and Clog Development", 6th Canadian Environmental Engineering Conference, London, June, pp. 66-73.

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Rowe, R.K., Fleming I.R., Rittmann B.R., Longstaffe F.J., Cullimore D.R., McIsaac, R., Bennett, P., Cooke, A.J., Armstrong, M.D., Van Gulck, J. (2000) "Multidisciplinary Study of Clogging of Leachate Drains", 6th Canadian Environmental Engineering Conference, London, June, pp. 57-65.

Armstrong, M.D., and Rowe, R.K. (1999). "Effect of landfill operations on the quality of municipal solid waste leachate," Proceedings of 7th International Landfill Symposium, S. Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Sardinia, October, II, pp. 81-88.

Demirekler, E., Rowe, R.K., and Ünlü, K. (1999). "Modelling leachate production from municipal solid waste landfills," Proceedings of 7th International Landfill Symposium, S. Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Sardinia, October, II, pp. 17-24.

Rowe, R.K., and Fleming, I.R. (1998). "Estimating the time for clogging of leachate collection systems," Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics, Lisbon, September, Vol. 1, pp. 23-28.

Rowe, R.K. (1998). "From the past to the future of landfill engineering through case histories," Proceedings, 4th International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, St. Louis, pp. 145-166.

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Brachman, R.W.I., Rowe, R.K., Moore, I.D., and Tognon, A.R.M. (1998) "Laboratory Investigation of the Effects of Course Stone Backfill on the Performance of Leachate Collection Pipe", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Atlanta, March, Vol. 1, pp. 233-238, Industrial Fabrics Association International, St. Paul. MN.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1997). "Recent advances in modelling contaminant impact due to clogging", Keynote Lecture, 9th International Conference of the Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Wuhan, China, November, Vol. 1, pp. 43-56.

Rowe, R.K., Fleming, I.R., Armstrong, M.D., Cooke, A.J., Cullimore, R.D., Rittmann, B.E., Bennett, P., and Longstaffe, F.J. (1997). "Recent advances in understanding the clogging of leachate collection systems", Proceedings, Sardinia '97, Sixth International Landfill Symposium, S. Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Italy, October, Vol. 3, pp. 383-390.

Rowe, R.K., Fleming I.R., Armstrong M.D., Millward S.C., Van Gulck J., and Cullimore, R.D. (1997). "Clogging of leachate collection systems: Some preliminary experimental findings", Proc. 50th Can. Geotechnical Conference, Ottawa, October, pp. 153-160.

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Brachman, R.W.I., Rowe, R.K., and Moore, I.D. (1997). "Laboratory testing of perforated leachate collection pipes", Proceedings CSCE Annual Conference, Sherbrooke, May, pp. 113-122.

Rowe, R.K., Cooke, A.J., Rittmann, B.E., and Fleming, I.R. (1997). "Some considerations in numerical modelling of leachate collection system clogging", Lead Lecture, 6th International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics, Montreal, July, pp. 277-282.

Rittmann, B.E., Fleming, I., and Rowe, R.K. (1996). "Leachate chemistry: Its implications for clogging", North American Water and Environment Congress '96, Anaheim, CA, June, paper 4 (CD Rom) 6p, Session GW-1, Biological Processes in Groundwater Quality.

Rowe, R.K. (1995). "Considerations in the design of hydraulic control layers", Proceedings Fifth International Landfill Symposium, Sardinia, Italy, 1, pp. 103-114.

Rowe, R.K. (1992). "Geotextiles in filtration and drainage: Some challenging applications", Proceedings of the International Conference on Geotextiles in Filtration and Drainage, Cambridge, September, Ed. S. Corbet and J. King, Thomas Telford, London, pp. 1-12.

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