Mishra, Harshit and Karmakar1, Subhankr and Kumar, Rakesh and Kadambala, Praneeth (2018) A long-term comparative assessment of human health risk to leachate-contaminated groundwater from heavy metal with different liner systems. Environmental Science and Pollution Research , 25 (3). pp. 2911-2923. ISSN 0944-1344, ESSN: 1614-7499

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The handling and management of municipal solid waste (MSW) are major challenges for solid waste management in developing countries. Open dumping is still the most common waste disposal method in India. However, landfilling also causes various environmental, social, and human health impacts. The generation of heavily polluted leachate is a major concern to public health. Engineered barrier systems (EBSs) are commonly used to restrict potentially harmful wastes by preventing the leachate percolation to groundwater and overflow to surface water bodies. The EBSs are made of natural (e.g., soil, clay) and/or synthetic materials such as polymeric materials (e.g., geomembranes, geosynthetic clay liners) by arranging them in layers. Various studies have estimated the human health risk from leachate-contaminated groundwater. However, no studies have been reported to compare the human health risks, particularly due to the leachate contamination with different liner systems. The present study endeavors to quantify the human health risk to contamination fromMSW

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Heavy Metal; Human Health Risk; LandSim; Liner Systems; Monte Carlo; Mumbai; Turbhe
Subjects: Environmental Health
Geology, Hydrology etc.
Depositing User: Mr. RK Lohiya
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2019 06:27
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2019 06:27
URI: http://neeri.csircentral.net/id/eprint/1174

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