Leachate Characterisation and Heavy Metal Removal by Clay-Pressmud Batch Equilirium Study

H. Ahmad; N. I. Abd Ghalib; F. M. Shamshudin; N. Ismail

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 249-254


  Leachate contents from the landfill that infiltrate the liner may contaminate nearby groundwater and river. Hence, the liner material must be chosen properly so that pollutants can be retained as much as possible at the liner thus reducing the contamination risk. This study studied the characteristics ...  Read More

Isoprothiolane Degradation in Water Column of Paddy Field from Penaga Village, Seberang Perai Utara, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

A. Harlina; M. N. Nur Nazmi Liyana; H. B. Nurul Syuhada; I. Norli

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 255-261


  Rice field is one of the agriculture areas in Malaysia that is exposed to the usage of pesticide before the paddy planting phase, during vegetative phase and the post- harvesting phase. The study was to determine the water quality and also degradation of isoprothiolane in paddy field water samples. Isoprothiolane ...  Read More

A Batch Study on Removal of Heavy Metals Using Laterite Soil-Pressmud in Landfill Leachate

A. Harlina; M. Maheera; I. Norli

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 144-148


  This batch study focuses on suitability of laterite soil-pressmud as daily soil cover of landfill.  The laterite soil samples were mixed with waste from sugar refinery process, namely pressmud at different percentages of weight ratio (10, 30 and 50%). The batch equilibrium tests were carried out ...  Read More