Consultant Services for Smoky Canyon Mine

Affiliation(s)PIProject periodFunded by
DHS Albright, William H 09/08/2009 - 08/31/2012 American Geotechnics

Project Description

The Bureau of Land has requested that Dr. William Albright of the Desert Research Institute provide assistance with tasks related to design, testing, and construction of final covers systems at the Smokey Canyon Mine in Idaho. There are four main aspects of the project that will require oversight and review by Dr. Albright: 1. Lysimeter design review; 2. Review of modeling performed in support of the lysimeter design; 3. Oversight of construction and construction quality assurance (CQA); 4. Monitoring data interpretation. Construction oversight includes oversight of the cover as well as test plots. Test plot construction includes the installation of monitoring equipment in addition to soil placement.