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§ 2540. General Construction Criteria.

23 CA ADC § 2540BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 23. Waters
Division 3. State Water Resources Control Board and Regional Water Quality Control Boards
Chapter 15. Discharges of Hazardous Waste to Land
Article 4. Construction Standards for Class I Units
23 CCR § 2540
§ 2540. General Construction Criteria.
(a) Class I waste management units shall be designed and constructed to prevent migration of wastes from the waste management units to adjacent geologic materials, ground water, or surface water, during disposal operations, closure, and the post-closure maintenance period.
(b) [Reserved.]
(c) [Reserved.]
(d) New Class I landfills, waste piles, and surface impoundments shall comply with the requirements of this article. Existing Class I waste piles and surface impoundments shall be fitted with liners and leachate collection and removal systems as described in Sections 2542 and 2543 of this article as feasible. Existing Class I landfills and waste piles shall have interim cover as described in Section 2544 of this article. Existing Class I landfills, waste piles, and surface impoundments shall be fitted with subsurface barriers as described in Section 2545 of this article as needed and feasible, and shall have precipitation and drainage control facilities as described in Section 2546 of this article. Existing Class I surface impoundments shall comply with Section 2548 of this article. New and existing Class I land treatment units shall comply with Section 2549 of this article. All existing Class I waste management units shall comply with the seismic design criteria in Section 2547 of this article.
(e) Containment structures shall be designed by and construction shall be supervised and certified by a registered civil engineer or a certified engineering geologist. Facilities shall receive a final inspection and approval of the construction by regional board or State Board staff before use of the facility commences.
(f) The integrity of containment structures shall be maintained. Excavations made as part of discharge operations shall not result in removal of any portion of a containment structure.
Note: Authority cited: Section 1058, Water Code. Reference: Sections 13172 and 13360, Water Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment of article heading and subsections (a)-(d) filed 6-18-97; operative 7-18-97 (Register 97, No. 25).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
23 CCR § 2540, 23 CA ADC § 2540
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