Rehabilitation of a landfill for solid household waste /SHW/ of the town of Botevgrad

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Name of the project:

“Rehabilitation of a landfill for solid household waste /SHW/ of the town of Botevgrad”


Ministry of Environment and Water

Main contractor:

Partnership „Eco Emstroy” with partners „Minstroy Holding“ AD and „Energo Remont Stroy“ EOOD

Information for the project:

As part of a consortium under the project, the company carried out reclamation of the municipal solid waste (MSW) landfill of the town of Botevgrad. In the process of implementation of the contract, the following activities were performed:

  • Technical reclamation – shaping the body of the landfill, building a support embankment dyke, laying drainage for capture of the infiltrate, construction of drainage ditches and concrete shafts for capturing the clean surface water from the landfill and the slope, delivery and laying of a gas drainage layer of gravel with a thickness of 0,50 m, a clayey soil layer with a thickness of 0,70 m and a humus layer with a thickness of 0,30 m, building a benchmarking system to measure deformations of the landfill body;
  • Biological reclamation of the landfill area, including levelling and mechanical treatment of the humus layer, planting of grass species, fertilization;
  • Construction of service road.

The construction and reclamation works were implemented in accordance with Ordinance No. 8 of 24.08.2004 on the conditions and requirements for building and operation of landfills and other facilities and installations for waste recovery and disposal and Ordinance No. 26/1996 on the rehabilitation of damaged terrains, improvement of low-productive lands, reclamation and recovery of humus layer.

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