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Hydrogeology and leachate plume delineation at a closed municipal landfill, Norman, Oklahoma

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Hydrogeology and leachate plume delineation at a closed municipal landfill, Norman, Oklahoma; 2002; WRI; 2001-4168; Becker, Carol J.

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The City of Norman operated a solid-waste municipal landfill at two sites on the Canadian River alluvium in Cleveland County, Oklahoma from 1970 to 1985. The sites, referred to as the west and east cells of the landfill, were originally excavations in the unconsolidated alluvial deposits and were not lined. Analysis of ground-water samples indicate that leachate from the west cell is discharging into an adjacent abandoned river channel, referred to as the slough, and is migrating downgradient in ground water toward the Canadian River. The report describes the hydrogeologic features at the landfill, including the topography of the bedrock, water-level changes in the alluvial aquifer, and delineates the leachate plume using specific [...]

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Carol J. Becker

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