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Measuring Shear Wave Velocity and Its Benefits

Bowser-Morner provides extensive geotechnical investigation services to its clients, including shear-wave velocity testing. This test method saves our clients substantial time and cost. Read More

Phase I ESAs: Taking the Scenic Route Through Greene County, Ohio

As with most American families, my holidays are steeped in tradition. One of my favorite Thanksgiving traditions is to put the turkey in the oven and then go out for a bike ride. This year’s ride brought back memories of a series of intense Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) that I participated in during 1989 - 1990. These projects were conducted for Greene County Recreation and Parks District and were noted for their national significance under the Federal Highway Transportation Bill. Bowser-Morner, Inc. (BMI) completed Phase I ESAs on the H-Connector and the Little Miami Scenic Trail. Read More

The Effects of Leachate Recirculation on Chromium and Nickel Concentrations in C&D Leachate

What effect does leachate recirculation at construction and demolition debris (C&DD) landfills have on the concentrations of chromium and nickel in leachate? Chromium and nickel are transition metals that can be found associated with naturally occurring minerals or man-made materials. Both of these metals are components in stainless steel, which is a common construction material that may be disposed of in a C&DD landfill. Read More

The Effects of Leachate Recirculation on Barium and Strontium Concentrations in C&D Leachate

Leachate recirculation is a leachate management practice that reintroduces leachate to the landfill instead of the leachate being treated or disposed of off-site. Its reintroduction to the landfill allows it to percolate through the debris, which can benefit the facility in several ways: improvement of leachate quality, faster stabilization of the landfill, dust control, fire prevention, and reduced leachate generation through absorption and evaporation. However, does leachate recirculation actually improve leachate quality? Read More