Geological and Environmental Study and Assessment of Sanitary Landfill Facilities CY 2011


The MGB-CALABARZON conducted an assessment of the proposed sanitary landfills in Pitogo, Quezon; Alitagtag, Batangas; Calauan, Laguna; Jalajala, Rizal; and Lobo, Batangas. The proposed sanitary landfill sites were evaluated and were found to qualify for the proposed plan. The geologic factors in the area met the criterion for the selection of a suitable landfill site. However, the major concerns in the establishment of a sanitary landfill would be the contamination of the groundwater and surface water by the leachate that might be produced by the proposed sanitary landfill and the social acceptability of the project to its host community.