Diffusion of phenolic compounds through geomembranes

Diffusion de composés phénoliques dans les géomembranes

Touze-Foltz, N. ; Mendes, M. ; Farcas, F. ; Mazéas, L.

Type de document
Communication scientifique avec actes
Langue
Anglais
Affiliation de l'auteur
IRSTEA ANTONY UR HBAN FRA ; ARCADIS MARSEILLE FRA ; IFSTTAR MARNE-LA-VALLEE FRA ; IRSTEA ANTONY UR HBAN FRA
Année
2016
Résumé / Abstract
This paper presents experimental results of the diffusion of phenolic compounds through a flexible polypropylene (f-PP) geomembrane, two co-extruded ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) geomembranes, and a high density polyethylene (HDPE) geomembrane. The study considers the partition and diffusion of two chlorophenol contaminants (2,4,6-tricholophenol and 2,3,5,6-tetrachlorophenol) that are known to be toxic even at very low concentrations. The concentration dynamics in the source and receptor chambers of the diffusion cells were interpreted using the numerical code Pollute. No significant differences could be noted between the various HDPE geomembranes, whether or not a thin EVOH film was co-extruded with HDPE. Diffusion through the f-PP geomembrane was significantly larger, by an order of magnitude, when one focuses on the permeation coefficient.
Congrès
Geo-Americas 2016 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics, 10/04/2016 - 13/04/2016, Miami Beach, USA

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