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New River Solid Waste Association Class I Landfill Closure Update

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COMANCO has officially begun the closure at the New River landfill.

The final closure will consist of an exposed geomembrane cover system that will be the first permitted final closure of its kind in the State of Florida. The closure will consist of 15 acres of exposed geomembrane, ballast trenches, and a toe drain collection system.

Work Complete To Date:

  • 460 LF of 1,994 LF of Toe Drain Installed
  • 345 LF of 2,525 LF of Anchor Trench Excavated
  • 1,643 of 11,458 LF of Ballast Trench Excavated and Backfilled
  • Over 82,440 SF of Exposed Geomembrane Cover Installed
  • 1,979 LF of 11,458 LF of the Double Wedge Weld at the Ballast Trenches

COMANCO is proud to work hand-in-hand with the New River Solid Waste Association on this closure project. NRSWA has an excellent reputation throughout Florida and has been awarded the SWANA Gold Excellence Award for Best Managed Landfill in North America.