Waste

Northam Burrows closed landfill site

COMBINED PHASE I AND PHASE II SITE INVESTIGATION AT NORTHAM BURROWS FORMER LANDFILL AND WASTE RECYCLING SITE - January 2009

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INTRODUCTION

1.1 Terms of Reference
1.2 Background
1.3 Context and Objectives
1.4 Scope of Works
1.5 Limitations

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SITE SETTING

2.1 Site Referencing Information
2.2 Site Setting and Surrounding Environment
2.3 Historical Development & Potentially Contaminative Land Uses
2.4 Site Reconnaissance
2.5 Consultation with former employees
2.6 Consultation with Authorities
2.7 Previously Prepared Reports
2.8 Aerial Photographs
2.9 Anecdotal Information

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ENVIRONMENTAL SETTING

3.1 Geological and Hydrogeological Information
3.2 Geological Constraints
3.3 Hydrological and Drainage Information
3.4 Recorded Landfill Sites
3.5 Sensitive Land Uses
3.6 Industrial and Statutory Consents

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ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENT

4.1 Introduction
4.3 Potentially Contaminative Historic Land Uses
4.4 Conceptual Site Model (CSM)
4.2 Managing risks from land contamination

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SITE INVESTIGATION

5.1 Rationale for Site Investigation and Specific Objectives
5.2 Methods of Site Investigation
5.3 Laboratory Analysis
5.4 General Ground Conditions
5.5 Buried Structures
5.6 Groundwater Observations
5.7 Surface Water Observations
5.8 Photo Ionisation Detector (PID)
5.9 Soil Gas Emissions (CH4, CO2 and O2)
5.10 Quality Assurance / Quality Control
5.11 Ground Conditions and Hydrogeology

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GENERIC QUANTITATIVE RISK ASSESSMENT

6.1 Context and Objectives
6.2 Numerical Assessment Criteria - Soils
6.3 Soil Analysis Results
6.4 Assessment Criteria – Water, Leachate and Eluate
6.5 Groundwater Analysis Results
6.6 Eluate Analysis Results
6.7 Soil Gas and Vapour

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ASSESSMENT OF RESULTS

7.1 Risk Assessment - Land Quality Impacts
7.2 Risk Assessment – Ground Gas
7.3 Review of Pollutant Linkages Following Site Investigation

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CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

8.1 Conclusions
8.2 Current Situation
8.3 Soil
8.4 Leachate and Groundwater
8.5 Ground Gas
8.6 Risk Posed From Inundation
8.7 Recommendations
8.8 Remedial works

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APPENDICES

Appendix A Landmark Envirocheck Report image - PDF icon (4.84MB - pdf help)
Appendix B Aerial Photos image - PDF icon (3.38MB - pdf help)
Appendix C Responses from Authorities image - PDF icon (4.17MB - pdf help)
Appendix D Previous Reports image - PDF icon (2.04MB - pdf help)
Appendix E Site Investigation Details image - PDF icon (4.82MB - pdf help)
Appendix F Analytical Data image - PDF icon (3.56MB - pdf help)
Appendix G Risk Assessment (Supporting Information) image - PDF icon (348KB - pdf help)
Appendix H Service Plans image - PDF icon (372KB - pdf help)
Appendix I General Notes image - PDF icon (45KB - pdf help)