EU Commission Programme: EU ASIA PROECO II
Leading partner: People in Need (Prag/CR)
Experts: Prof. Klaus. Fricke, Dr. Florian Kölsch
People in Need (Prag, CR)
TU Braunschweig, Dept. Waste Management
COMSATS Institute for Information Technology, (Abbotabad, Pakistan)
Municipality of Bagh (Pakistan)
NGO Lok Parya (Islamabad, Pakistan)
Bagh, Jammu and Azad Kashmir, Pakistan
In October 2005 a heavy Earthquake hit the North-East of Pakistan. Thousands of people were killed. The infrastructure was completely destroyed. Supported by EC the waste management in Bagh will be rehabilitated. .
All components of a modern waste management will be implemented in Bagh (collection, biowaste collection, composting facility, landfill. Contructing a landfill in the mountainous area is a ambitious task for the engineers. The pictures illustrate the measures
It was anticipated to design a local-specific technical solution. the landfill is sealed with a 1.5 mm geomembrane on top of a 20 cm compacted clay layer. The landfill body will act as an additional barrier, because it is operated as a MBT-landfill. Emissions and efforts for leachate treatment shall be minimized.