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A product or solution formed by leaching, especially a solution containing contaminants picked up through the leaching of soil.
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(Geological Science) water that carries salts dissolved out of materials through which it has percolated, esp polluted water from a refuse tip
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(ˈli tʃeɪt)

a solution resulting from leaching.
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With the accelerating process of urbanization and the rapid improvement of urban people's living standards, large amounts of landfill leachate have been generated with the annual growth rate of 8% -10% and the million tons of wastewater has been discharged into rivers and oceans (1).
Leachate is a by-product of sanitary landfills, and, due to its large concentration of pollutants, it must be properly treated before being discharged.
Leachate recirculation is one of the most effective methods to increase the conversion of organic matter and enhance the stability of bioprocesses in bioreactor landfills [1, 2].
Davao City - Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has authorized the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) to rent submersible pumps to manage the leachate, or sludge, coming from the sanitary landfill at Barangay New Carmen.
The presence of uncultivable bacteria has been demonstrated by polymerase chain reaction-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (PCR-DGGE), although these studies were limited by low detection rates of microbes in landfill leachate plumes [11].
Landfill leachate is a highly toxic and hazardous form of wastewater due to its complex composition characteristics, e.g.
Swiss chard cultivar was raised in greenhouse and irrigated with different concentrations of leachate obtained from the municipal landfill in Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 9, 2017-OriginClear Inc secures purchase order for the installation of EWS:AOx system for leachate treatment in Malaysia
The meeting will discuss the proposed construction of a new bioreactor landfill cell and a leachate storage and handling system.
As a matter of fact, it's important to control the mobility of arsenic and its different forms present in leachate composts.
Sewage and Landfill Leachate: Assessment and Remediation of Environmental Hazards