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Ground-water hydrology and the effects of vertical leakage and leachate migration on ground-water quality near the Shelby County landfill, Memphis, Tennessee

U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Investigations Report 90-4075

by Michael W. Bradley


Table of Contents

Abstract

Introduction

Purpose and scope

Approach

Acknowledgments

Site description

Geology

Streamflow

Well construction

Ground-water hydrology

Alluvial aquifer

Memphis aquifer

Aquifer tests and results

Water quality

Sampling and analyses

Alluvial aquifer

Memphis aquifer

Potential effects of vertical leakage

Leachate migration

Summary and conclusions

Selected references

 


 

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