Geo technical Characterization of Hyderabad Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

Peada, S Husain (2015) Geo technical Characterization of Hyderabad Municipal Solid Waste Landfills. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad.

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Abstract

The thesis presents the comprehensive laboratory study of Municipal Solid Waste, performed to characterize and determine the compaction characteristics of Hyderabad Municipal Solid Waste collected from Jawahar Nagar and Auto Nagar Landfills. The city of Hyderabad is ranked the sixth largest urban agglomeration in the entire country. The population growth experienced (4.3 to 5.7 million) during the decade 1991-2001 is further expected to continue to increase by 13.64 million 2021. Solid waste in Hyderabad Urban areas in the state of Telengana have generated solid waste more than 11.5 thousand tons/day which is a 9% of all solid waste generated in India. At present, a total of 3063 tons per day (TPD) of municipal solid waste (MSW) is being collected, transported and disposed by the GHMC on a daily basis. The waste is being dumped at various disposable sites located mainly at Jawahar Nagar, Shamshiguda, the BHEL site near BDL and Fathullaguda. Jawahar Nagar site is the major dumping ground in Hyderabad which receives a total MSW of 2,618 tons/day from different transfer stations in the city. Apart from that Jawahar Nagar dumping yard also receives another 200 tons/day MSW from other 4 circles of the Hyderabad directly

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Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Municipal Solid Waste, CU Test, Landfill, Grain Size Distribution and Proctor Compaction Test, TD407
Subjects: Civil Engineering > Soil Structure Interaction
Divisions: Department of Civil Engineering
Depositing User: Library Staff
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2015 03:58
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2015 06:15
URI: http://raiith.iith.ac.in/id/eprint/1704
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