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Hydraulic conductivity of landfill liners containing benzyltriethylammonium-bentonite

January 1, 1992

Varying weight percentages of an Ottawa sand, benzyltriethylammonium-bentonite (BTEA-clay), Wyoming bentonite (Na-clay), and water were mixed uniformly and compacted to simulate sand-and-clay liners for waste-disposal facilities. The hydraulic conductivities of the compacted soil cores were measured in triplicate. The hydraulic conductivities of cores containing 92 percent sand and 8 percent BTEA-clay were about of 10-4 cm/s. The hydraulic conductivities of cores containing 92 percent sand and 8 percent Na-clay and of cores containing 88 percent sand, 8 percent Na-clay, and 4 percent BTEA-clay were about 10-8 cm/s.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1992
Title Hydraulic conductivity of landfill liners containing benzyltriethylammonium-bentonite
DOI
Authors James A. Smith, Pamela M. Franklin, Peter R. Jaffe
Publication Type Conference Paper
Publication Subtype Conference Paper
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Index ID 70016942
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization