The liquid that leaches out of solid waste landfills poses several challenges for treatment, including removal of nitrogen, organic matter and metals while dealing with salinity, boron and other elements. Landfills generate leachate for decades, even after closing, and require very robust, low maintenance, energy efficient treatment methods; this is what makes ecologically engineered wetland systems so suitable and advantageous. WET Systems are leaders in treatment of landfill leachate using wetlands and eco-technologies.
Our leachate experience extends back to 2003 when Tom Headley was involved with the development and design of a wetland and vertical flow sand filter system for the landfill in Lismore, NSW. Since then, Tom has been involved with landfill projects in New Zealand, Darwin (Shoal Bay), Rockhampton and the closed landfills of the Sydney Olympic Park Authority (SOPA).
With our solid understanding of the challenges associated with leachate treatment, we can help you develop a sustainable, low-risk, wetland-oriented solution.
We provide a full range of services around the design and installation of residential constructed wetlands from approval with local council to construction and ongoing maintenance. We also have experience with waterless composting toilets and other eco-sanitation solutions and have worked extensively in developing countries and remote communities.
OUR LANDFILL LEACHATE SERVICES INCLUDE: