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Title: Method of draining water through a solid waste site without leaching

The present invention is a method of preventing water from leaching solid waste sites by preventing atmospheric precipitation from contacting waste as the water flows through a solid waste site. The method comprises placing at least one drain hole through the solid waste site. The drain hole is seated to prevent waste material from entering the drain hole, and the solid waste site cover material is layered and graded to direct water to flow toward the drain hole and to soil beneath the waste site.
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  1. (Richland, WA)
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Report Number(s):
US 5183355
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Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA
Country of Publication:
United States
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