The materials currently applied to confine contaminated soils are not the best solution (ex. slurry walls). A new contaminant confining material is presented where the costs of digging and hauling the contaminated soil are eliminated. For contaminant enclosure, the new technology incorporates a diaphragm wall system consisting of special glass panels with a sealing made out of glass.
Fact Sheet ID Number
soil, remediation, diaphragm, wall system, construction
Date of this Version
ECT Team, Purdue, "Glass Diaphragm Walls" (2007). ECT Fact Sheets. Paper 192.