Table 1.

Expected and range of values for fill material properties

Property*Expected valueRange
ksat (m/day)1.470.86–46.7
kH/kV102.0–20
Pv0.300.30–0.43
Gs2.69N/A
ρ (kg m-3)2002n/a
C0 (mg kg-1)1.26<0.001–4.84
  • * Sources: Soil testing; Mine permit file; Domenico & Schwartz (1990), Fredlund et al. (1998), Peterson et al. (2004), Mao et al. (2006), Ataie-Ashtiani (2007), Abdelghani et al. (2009), Russell (2012), Wels et al. (2012) and Russell et al. (2014).