Galway Landfill Works Conclude

Gibson Bros have recently completed works to East Galway Land Fill Site, the works were conducted over a 4 year period and included the development of two new landfill cells and subsequently the capping and landscaping of the site.

The works included the supply & placement of circa 100,000 m2 of lldpe liner, subsoil liner and topsoil as well as the following ancillary works:

  • Access Roads
  • Groundwater infrastructure
  • Modification and extension of existing drainage
  • M & E works for groundwater and leachate pumping within the cells.
  • Construction of two new Engineered Cells 8A and 9A
  • Excavation and construction of berms to Cells

  • Drainage stone and collection pipe system and side risers for ground water pumps
  • Engineered bentonite enhanced clay barrier using imported materials
  • HDPE liner
  • Geotextile protection layer and stone drainage layer
  • Leachate collection pipework and associated cell side risers
  • Installation of utilities: telemetry and power ducting and new groundwater main
  • Engineered cap installed in 4 separate phases including
  • Modification of existing wells to receive new well heads
  • Installation of gas collection geocomposite and pipework
  • Installation of LLDPE liner

  • Installation of subsurface drainage geocomposite and associated pipework infrastructure
  • Installation of gas/leachate pipework
  • Subsoil, Topsoil and seeding
  • Installation of surface water swales
  • Installation of site access roads
  • Installation of new telemetry and power ducts
  • M&E works comprising new groundwater and leachate pumps, associated cables and switchgear
  • Landscaping