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Computer modeling of vadose zone groundwater flux at a hazardous waste site

Herminio R. Muniz

Computer modeling of vadose zone groundwater flux at a hazardous waste site

by Herminio R. Muniz

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous waste sites -- Zone of aeration -- Monitoring.,
  • Subsurface drainage -- Computer simulation.,
  • Soils -- Testing.,
  • Hazardous waste sites -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Herminio R. Muniz.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 140 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16899382M

    For example, during site evaluation of hazardous waste dis- posal ponds, a series of tests could be conducted to determine a site with minimal K and J values. Draining-prof ile methods—The simplest approach for estimating flux at successive depths in the vadose zone is to obtain a series of water content profiles during drainage. Model Viewer is a computer program that displays the results of three-dimensional groundwater models; ModelArchiver and FgdcMeta Editor (Windows) Version , /03/01 ModelArchiver: A Program for Facilitating the Creation of Groundwater Model Archives; ModelMate (DOS/Win) Version , /2/16 A graphical user interface (GUI) for.

    Hazardous Waste Site Management addresses current methods used in the regulatory process with respect to water quality cleanup levels. Information and perspectives on the adequacy of these methods are provided by representatives from water utilities, industry, and environmental groups. V. Evaluation and prognosis of the vadose zone and groundwater pollution and protection at solid waste disposal sites. Modeling reactive metal transport in soils (M.C. Amacher, H. Magdi Selim). Modeling bioavailability of PAH in soils (W.H. Rulkens et al.). Computer modeling of organic pollutant transport to groundwater - exemplified by SNAPS.

    United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response EPA/// March >EPA Ground-Water Issue CHARACTERIZING SOILS FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE SITE ASSESSMENTS R. P. Breckenridge1, J. R. Williams2, and J. F. Keck1 INTRODUCTION The Regional Superfund Ground Water Forum is a group of ground-water . Computer modeling is a water utility’s most powerful tool for managing and operating a water distribution system. This 4th edition of M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, describes how to build accurate water distribution system models, and use models to manage assets and solve hydraulic and water quality manual.


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Computer modeling of vadose zone groundwater flux at a hazardous waste site by Herminio R. Muniz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Applicability of the ESC Process— This practice covers a process for expedited site characterization (ESC) of hazardous waste contaminated sites 2 to identify vadose zone, groundwater and other relevant contaminant migration pathways and determine the distribution, concentration, and fate of contaminants for the purpose of providing an.

Interesting Websites Related to Vadose Zone Modeling: Vadose Zone Modeling - Vadose Zone Journal, Special Section, May Unsaturated Zone Hydrology for Scientists and Engineers, USGS Online Book EPA Technical Guide to Soil Contamination Screening Tools EPA Support for soil NAPL transport modeling and understanding Modeling Software Reviews.

Properly designed vadose zone monitoring networks can act as a complement to saturated zone monitoring networks at numerous hazardous waste facilities. At certain facilities, particularly those in arid climates where the saturated zone is relatively deep, effective vadose zone monitoring may allow a reduction in the scope of saturated zone Cited by: 5.

The vadose zone (often called the unsaturated zone) is commonly defined as the geologic media spanning from the land surface to the groundwater table of the first unconfined aquifer (Stephens ).The vadose zone is known to play a critical role within the biosphere: (1) as a storage medium to supply water to the plants and atmosphere, and (2) as a controlling agent in the transmission of Cited by: 1.

The vadose zone is the Earth's terrestrial subsurface that extends from the surface to the regional groundwater table. As shown in Figure 1, the vadose zone includes surface soil, unsaturated subsurface materials, and a transiently inundated capillary subsurface materials include partially weathered soils and unweathered parent material.

The vadose zone may be very shallow. Applicability of the ESC Process-This practice covers a process for expedited site characterization (ESC) of hazardous waste contaminated sites 2 to identify vadose zone, groundwater and other relevant contaminant migration pathways and determine the distribution, concentration, and fate of contaminants for the purpose of providing an ESC client, regulatory authority, and stakeholders with.

VLEACH is a one-dimensional, finite difference model for making preliminary assessments of the effects on groundwater from the leaching of volatile, sorbed contaminants through the vadose zone. The program models four main processes: liquid-phase advection, solid-phase sorption, vapor-phase diffusion, and three-phase equilibration.

Part III: Chemical Pollution Potential from Solid Waste: Short- and Long-Term Effects; Part IV: Advances in Solid Waste Characterization and Monitoring; Part V: Evaluation and Prognosis of the Vadose Zone and Groundwater Pollution and Protection at Solid Waste Disposal Sites; Part VI: Advanced/Emerging Solid Waste Use, Disposal and Remediation.

Applicability of the ECS Process-This practice covers a process for expedited site characterization (ESC) of hazardous waste contaminated sites to identify vadose zone, ground water and other relevant contaminant migration pathways and determine the distribution, concentration, and fate of contaminants for the purpose of providing an ESC client, regulatory authority and stakeholders with.

Two conceptual cases are presented covering vadose zone monitoring at a hazardous waste disposal impoundment. The rationale for the monitoring program at a new impoundment and for an active impoundment is presented. The material constitutes the first phase of a vadose zone monitoring manual.

USGS maintains a network of active wells to provide basic statistics about groundwater levels. USGS in Your State. USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

Unsaturated Zone. The unsaturated zone is the portion of the subsurface above the groundwater table. The soil and rock in this zone contains air as well as water in its pores.

A mathematical and numerical model for simulating the vertical flux of oxygen through the variably saturated vadose zone and resulting hydrochemical response of groundwater system is developed and subsequently used to study dissolved iron plume migration phenomena from substrates beneath landfills.

Surface water bodies adjacent to sites with contaminated groundwater may receive impacts that impair otherwise functional ecosystems and create new exposure pathways, increasing human health risks. Optimizing site characterization protocols to improve the remedy design effort is best achieved by developing knowledge of the potential extent and magnitude of contaminated groundwater discharge.

Groundwater legislation, natural attenuation, risk assessment, wellhead protection techniques, multi-level monitoring systems, high resolution site characterization techniques, LNAPL/ DNAPL research, remediation alternatives, emerging contaminants and applications of computer modeling have grown to such an extent in the last several years that.

Common inflows of water to a groundwater system include: Infiltration through the vadose zone that is not intercepted by evaporation, transpiration, or bound in the unsaturated zone, and thus becomes recharge.

Infiltration may be distributed over large areas, or may be focused beneath surface water bodies or at geological features (e.g. Phytoremediation of Contaminated Soil and Ground Water at Hazardous Waste Sites – Ground Water Issue (PDF) (36 pp, KB) (EPA//S/) February Statistical Estimation and Visualization of Ground Water Contamination Data (EPA//R/) August to soil and water quality at many hazardous waste sites.

Vapor movement is often an important part in the total water flux in the vadose zone of arid or semiarid regions because the soil.

Predictive analysis, supported by site characterization and monitoring data, was applied using a structured, systems-based approach to estimate the future contaminant flux to groundwater in support of remediation decisions for the vadose zone and groundwater (Truex and Carroll ).

The approach provides a template for use in evaluating contaminant flux to groundwater using existing site data and has elements that are relevant to other disposal sites with a thick vadose zone.}, doi = {/d}, journal = {Journal of Contaminant Hydrology}, issn = {}, number =, volume =place = {United.

Software packages—Describe computer models used in ground water such as Bioplume II and III Governing Equations for Vapor Transport. Vadose Zone Flow and Transport Models.

Numerical Modeling of Contaminant Transport. and a number of chlorinated organics sites in California and Arizona ushered in a new era in hazardous waste site. Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has approved licenses for four landfills at the Waste Control Specialists (WCS) site located in Andrews County, West Texas.

The site includes a hazardous waste landfill and three landfills for radioactive waste. An updated performance assessment is necessary prior to acceptance of waste at the landfills.RC Vadose Zone Decontamination by Air Venting RC Thermochemical Treatment of Hazardous Wastes RC Development, Characterization and Evaluation of Adsorbent Regeneration Processes for Treament of Hazardous Waste RC Computer Method to Estimate Safe Level Water Quality Concentrations for Organic Chemicals.The approach provides a template for use in evaluating contaminant flux to groundwater using existing site data and has elements that are relevant to other disposal sites with a thick vadose zone.