Leak Location

The Electrical Leak Location method is a proven technique for finding defects in completed lining systems for repairs, maintenance, or as part of QA testing.

    Features

    • An exceptionally accurate method of locating leaks
    • Tests the entire surface of the liner - not just the seams
    • Works on the base, slopes, and even after backfill
    • Works best if the containment is designed for leak testing

    Applications

    • Survey with Water Cover
    • Water Lance or Water Puddle Method
    • Soil Surveys
    • As part of a maintenance and inspection program
    Leak Location Specifications

Service Description

The Electrical Leak Location method is a very sensitive technique that accurately locates leaks (if they exist) in geomembrane liners in landfills or impoundments. This field-proven method has located many leaks not previously found using conventional methods. Layfield supplies Leak Location surveys across North America. Leak location surveys are effective for both exposed and backfilled geomembranes. The Electrical Leak Location method works on all polymeric geomembranes. The method is not effective on GCL’s or compacted clay liners that do not include a geomembrane. Once you detect leakage in a sump or a monitoring well localizing and repairing the leak can be a difficult proposition. The Electrical Leak Location method is the fastest and most accurate technique available to pin-point leakage. The Layfield service group can assist you in developing a repair, maintenance, or installation plan using the Electrical Leak Location method.

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Layfield Environmental Containment is a vertically integrated company involved in the manufacturing, fabrication, installation, and maintenance of high performance geomembranes, floating covers, and specialty geosynthetics. We work with end users, consulting engineers and contractors to deliver products and services that protect the environment. Layfield Environmental Containment has strategic locations across North America and internationally.

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