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Landfill Gas Collection and Treatment Systems

COURSE NO: C11-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Landfill Gas Collection and Treatment Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course establishes criteria and guidance for landfill gas (LFG) collection and treatment systems. In addition, this course provides information about the design of systems used to monitor, collect, transport, and treat gas from municipal, industrial, and hazardous waste landfills.


LFG is produced by the biological decomposition of general solid waste refuse and other organic materials disposed of in the landfill. Its production typically begins within a year of waste placement, and may continue up to 50 years after landfill closure, with peak LFG production for any given disposal cell occurring within the first or second year of waste placement. The total LFG production rate increases as more waste is added to the landfill.


This course aims to provide information specifically relating to landfill gas collection systems in order to help landfill employees understand the available equipment and how and when to use them.


This 11 PDH online course is applicable to civil, environmental, geotechnical engineers, construction managers and landfill operators seeking an introduction to the operation and maintenance of landfill gas collection systems.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the purpose of landfill gas collection systems
  • Learning how to design landfill gas collection systems
  • Learning how to design landfill gas treatment systems
  • Familiarizing with the operation and maintenance of landfill gas collection systems
  • Familiarizing with the safety procedures and regulations of landfill gas collection systems
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Publication EM 200-1-22 “Landfill Gas Collection and Treatment Systems”. 
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Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifty-five (55) questions to earn 11 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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