18° SIMPOSIO INTERNAZIONALE SULLA GESTIONE DEI RIFIUTI
E SULLA DISCARICA SOSTENIBILE / 11-15 OTTOBRE 2021

Drainage Systems in Landfills - Part 2:
Drainage of Landfill Top Cover Systems

FRIDAY 25 JUNE 2021 / 10:00 - 13:00 (GMT+2)
Hans-Günter Ramke
OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts (DE)



TOPICS THAT WILL BE COVERED IN THE WEBINAR:

Drainage of Landfill Top Cover Systems

• General Requirements
• Hydrology of Surface Capping Systems
• Collection of Surface Runoff
• Mineral Drainage Layers


Part 1 on "Leachate Collection Systems"

was covered in a previous webinar on 4th March 2021 >>





Hans-Günter Ramke is Professor of Waste Management and Sanitary Landfilling at the Technische Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe - University of Applied Sciences and Arts (DE). He graduated in Civil Engineering at the Technical University Braunschweig, specialising in Environmental Engineering, Road Construction, Geotechnical Engineering. He received his PhD at the same university in 1991. Since 2002 he is publicly certified Expert on Waste Management and Landfill Technology by the Chamber of Engineers of Lower Saxony, Germany. He is Head of the Laboratory of Waste Management, whose main activities include: analyses of municipal and industrial wastes; municipal solid waste management; restoration and aftercare of landfills; computer modelling of water balances and emissions of landfills; energetic utilisation of biological wastes and biomass; hydrothermal carbonisation of organic wastes and residues.