MADELEY HEATH LANDFILL SITE
Chadwich Lane, Romsley, Near Bromsgrove
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Madeley Heath landfill was originally used as a borrow pit for
the M5 construction. This was pre 1974 and completed in 1992. It
accepted domestic and non-hazardous commercial wastes which
amounted to 684 000m3. The landfill covers an area of
5.7 hectares and the waste has a maximum depth of 19 metres with an
average of 12 metres.
The site has no engineered liner, and is a dilute and disperse
Gas concentrations are currently monitored
from 8 external boreholes around the perimeter of the landfill
and from five wells installed in the landfill. In addition,
leachate and groundwater quality monitoring is undertaken from
selected locations including two boreholes that are drilled to 80
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This page was last reviewed 30 November 2012 at 11:39.
The page is next due for review 29 May 2014.