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Innovative approaches for lagoon closure and capping

David Farber,
Chemical manufacturer, North Carolina

As the need arises to close aging or inactive sludge lagoons, industrial and municipal facility owners are continually looking for economical, alternative approaches to traditional sludge solidification or dewatering and off-site disposal. Simultaneously, compliance with state and federal regulations and protection of human health and the environment must also be balanced with cost objectives.

OBG is dedicated to evaluating and developing innovative ideas to arrive at solutions that safely and best meet client’s solid waste management needs and objectives. Our strength lies in our ability to apply years of experience, specialized expertise, and leading edge technology to individual problems and to integrated programs. OBG’s experts create, develop, and fully implement site-specific solutions to complex and diverse problems and all phases of closure, including site investigation, remedial design, construction supervision, and monitoring.

 

About Dave Farber: Dave Farber, PE, a geotechnical expert at OBG, has more than 27 years of professional experience, including geotechnical and foundation engineering, geosynthetics, and geoenvironmental design. As a Managing Engineering with OBG, he has held lead geotechnical responsibility for subsurface and hazardous waste site investigations and has designed numerous deep and shallow foundations systems and landfill cap and closure systems.

Dave’s work for the innovative closure of an industrial wastewater sludge lagoon was recently featured in the July/August 2017 issue of American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Civil Engineering magazine.

Contact:
Dave Farber, PE
David.Farber@obg.com
315-956-6221



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