LANDFILL METHANE
        OUTREACH PROGRAM
         2006
   LMOP Project Expo

IOWA CITY LANDFILL
  AND RECYCLING
      CENTER

    IOWA CITY, IOWA

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       LANDFILL OVERVIEW
                                           CITY of IOWA cirv
Owner:
Physical Location:



Open Year:
Closure Year:
Waste in Place:
Design Capacity:



Annual Acceptance:
Landfill Area:
Landfill Depth:
Iowa City




Iowa City, IA



1971




2025+




3.0 Million Tons




5.6 Million Tons




100,000 Tons




140 acres




100 ft in newer cells
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LANDFILL LOCATION MAP
                                           CITY of IOWA cirv
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                                  Iowa City
                                  Landfill
                                    and
                                 Recycling
                                   Center
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          LFG GENERATION
                                          CITY of IOWA cirv
Wells in Place - Yes
    9 wells in 20 acre fill (30 yr old waste)



    27 wells in 80 acre fill (10 to 30 yr old waste)
    Horizontal trenches - newer 40 acre fi
Flare - Yes
LFG Flow - 350 scfm
Methane Content -  Estimated 50%
Landgem Estimation - 845 CFM (Peak)
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               LANDGEM  CURVE
                                                   CITY of IOWA cirv
         LFG Projection for Iowa City Landfill
                   Iowa City, Iowa
1,200
  0
   1970  1975  1980  1985   1990  1995  2000  2005  2010  2015  2020  2025  2030
        LFG Generation	
        LFG Recovery at 50% Collection Efficiency
        LFG Recovery at 75% Collection Efficiency
        Actual LFG Recovery in July 2005 •
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      POTENTIAL END USERS
                                       CITY of IOWA cirv
MidAmerican Energy




University of Iowa
University of Iowa Hospital
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   IOWA GRANTS AND FUNDING
                                           CITY OF IOIVA CITV
State Corporate Tax Credit

  • 1.5 cents per kWh

  • $4.50 per million BTUs

Property Tax Exemption for LFG conversion
equipment

State Loan Program 0% interest for up $250,000

State Grant Program for energy research

State of Iowa - Green Power Procurement (directs
state to obtain 10% of their electricity form renewable
energy)
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    CONTACT INFORMATION
                                      CITY of IOWA cirv
Contact:
Address:
Phone:
E-mail:
Rick Fosse
Director of Public Works
Organization:    Iowa City
410 E. Washington
Iowa City, IA 52240

319.356.5141

rick-fosse@iowa-city.org
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