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Gortadroma Landfill

Landfill Capping & Site works

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Value : €1,100,000
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MCOS/RPS Consulting Engineers, Innishmore, Ballincollig, Co. Cork

General Description

This project, carried out for Limerick County Council, involved the installation of an engineered capping of 2 existing cells, including gas collection and leachate collection, extension of the existing leachate lagoon on their working landfill at Gortadroma, Co. Limerick.


  • Installation of 32,000 sq.m of pozidrain gas and drainage collection geocomposites, gas control blankets, LLDPE liners & general geotextiles
  • Installation of gas collection wells and HDPE gas collection and drainage pipelines
  • Placing of 27,000 sq.m of low permeability subsoil capping
  • Top soiling and grass seeding
  • Construction of an ESB substation
  • General site works
  • Construction Validation Reports prepared in compliance with EPA Landfill Site Design Manual (2000)

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