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Detailed Site Investigation for Utility Waste Landfill

Location: Carroll County, Missouri
Client/Owner: AECI
Services: Drilling, Geotechnical, Water Resource Management

Overview:
Geotechnology was selected by the client/owner to conduct a Detailed Site Investigation (DSI) for a proposed 142-acre utility waste landfill. Since completion of the project, Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) has approved the DSI.

Details:
Aspects of this project included:

  • Preparation of an MDNR-approved DSI Work Plan
  • Participation in a public meeting to address concerns by area residents
  • Installation of piezometers in alluvial and glacial soils
  • Continuous soil and rock sampling
  • Preparation of a comprehensive DSI report
  • Evaluation of an acceptable groundwater monitoring approach
  • Recommendations for engineering and design based on the DSI
  • Negotiations with the MDNR-Division of Geology and Land Survey
  • Hollow stem auger drilling and rock coring were performed as part of the DSI services.