Ivy Landfill drainage system failing

John Yellig’s cover story in today’s Daily Progress details problems a the Ivy Landfill.

“An ongoing investigation by the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority has determined that the drainage system at the Ivy Landfill, closed in 1995, is failing. The amount of leachate – water that has pooled in pockets of the landfill – could be as much as 47 million gallons, a staggering amount that could cost Charlottesville and Albemarle County millions of dollars to remediate.”

Brian Wheeler