Via Traversagno 30, Voltana di Lugo (RA)
The landfill is located in Voltana di Lugo (RA) and forms part of the Lugo Integrated Waste Centre, which also comprises a municipal solid waste dry fraction selection plant managed by Akron S.p.A. (a subsidiary of Herambiente S.p.A.) and the composting plant managed by Herambiente.
Page updated 25 August 2015
Compacting and re-covering of the waste with earth, stabilised organic fraction, fireproof and waterproof liner.
Groundwater is protected by a specific leachate collection and management plant, which includes a sand drainage layer (50 cm) crossed by a herringbone drainage network of perforated tubes placed laterally and connected to a central collector that conveys the leachate to four collection/lifting wells. Subsequently, four extraction pumps send the leachate extracted from the landfill site to be stored in a special tank before being transferred by tankers to the authorised treatment plant.
The biogas produced by the landfill site is captured by a collection system consisting of a drainage well that channels the biogas to the aspiration plant via a specific supply network and finally sends it to high-temperature gas flaring for combustion.
Compacted mineral layer at the first seal level consisting of clay material. The second watertight seal level comprises a Bentonite mat, a 2 mm HDPE sheet protecting the two previous levels and a sand drainage layer (bottom drainage of the leachate).
The final top covering consists of a regulation layer, biogas drainage, a clay waterproofing layer, water drainage and a surface layer of topsoil.
For the final covering of the embankments, geomembranes will be used in place of gravel drainage layers and a Bentonite geocomposite with a sealing function will be used in place of the clay layer (all geocomposites mentioned above must have characteristics that are strictly equivalent to the requirements of Legislative Decree 36/2003 in relation to the respective functional layers).
The environmental matrices and emissions monitored as environmental surveillance of the potential impact of the operational management of the landfill are: