utorak, 17 okt 2017

Original scientific paper
UDC: 502.14:628.1.033
DOI: 10.7251/afts.2015.0712.073K
COBISS. RS-ID 4989464



ABSTRACT  Full text (pdf)

Regional Landfill Brijesnica is located in the northeastern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the western part of the municipality of Bijeljina, and began work in 2010, with an approximate area of 4.5 ha. The sanitary cells are built with protective insulating materials - special geomembranes and other materials that guarantee the protection of groundwater. The landfill has a system to collect leachate and biogas collection system. An equalization pool was built to accept leachate with a recirculation system with the return of leachate into the cell. Leachate from the equalization basin is in the monitoring period directly discharged into surface flows (Majevički kanal).
In this study, to determine the state of pollution of surface and groundwater first a hydrogeological analysis of the immediate area of ​​the landfill was done. The analysis of the results of the monitoring of leachate, surface water and groundwater in this dump for a period of four years was done. Monitoring of these waters was made in all four seasons during several hidrological years in order to define a degree of pollution of surface and groundwater. Based on the results of analysis the undeniable impact of leachate from the landfill to the surface was determined but not in groundwater.
Keywords: seepage, surface water and groundwater, the level of pollution


Fatta, D., Papadopoulos, A., Loizidou, M. (1999).  A study on the landfill leachate and its impact on the groundwater quality of the greater area. Environ. Geochem. Health 21 (2), pp. 175-190.
Slomczynka, B., Slomczynski, T. (2004). Physicochemical and toxicological characteristics of leachates from MSW landfills. Polish J. Environ. Stud., 13(6), pp. 627-637.
Rulebook of conditions for discharging waste waters into surface waters (RS Official Gazette, No. 44/2001).
RS Decree on classification of waters and categorization of watercourses (Official Gazette, No. 44/2001).
BAS ISO 5663:2000 (2002) Water quality - Determination of Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN).
BAS EN 27888:2002 (2002) Water quality - Determination of specif. conductivity.
BAS EN 872:2006 (2006) Water quality - Determination of Total suspended solids (TSS).
BAS ISO 10523:2010 (2010) Water quality - Determination of pH
BAS ISO 5667-11:2003 (2003) Water quality -Sampling – Part 11: Guidance on sampling of groundwaters).
BAS ISO 5815-2:2003 (2003) Water quality - Determination of Biological oxygen demand (BOD5). 
BAS ISO 6060:2000 (2000) Water quality - Determination of Chemical oxygen demand (COD).
BAS ISO 6778:2002 (2002) Water quality - Determination of Ammonia-N.
BAS ISO 6878:2004 (2004) Water quality - Determination of Phosphorus, total.
Knežević, N., Cukut, S., Bijelić, D. (2012). Selection of procedures for the treatment of leachate from "Brijesnica" communal waste landfill in Bijeljina. Zagreb. XII International waste management symposium.
Fatta, D., Papadopoulos, A., Loizidou, M. (1999).  A study on the landfill leachate and its impact on the groundwater quality of the greater area. Environ. Geochem. Health 21 (2), pp. 175-190.
Schiopu, A.M., Ghinea, C. (2013). Municipal solid waste management and treatment of effluents resulting from their landfilling, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, Vol.12, No. 8, pp. 1699-1719.
Renou, S., Givaudan, J.G., Poulain, S., Dirassouyan, F., Moulin, P. (2008). Landfill leachate treatment: review and opportunity, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 150, pp. 468–493.
Amalendu, B., (2004). Design of Landfill and Integrated Solid Waste Management. New Jersey, Canada. 3rd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken.
Brooks, K.N., Folliot, P.F., Gregersen, H.M., Thames, J. L. (1992). Hydrology and the management of watersheds. Iowa State Univ. Press, Ames.













Copyright Tehnički institut Bijeljina, 2010.
Web dizajn : Stanko Zarić

uređuje: www.asteh.com