VAwS (Ordinance on Installations for Handling Water-Polluting
Substances) – Specialist Company BQS 8.1, SKZ/TÜV-LGA
Quality guidelines for pipes, shafts and components in landfills


In the landfill technology division, we implement secure foil sealing and special construction methods in landfill rehabilitation for seepage basins, pipes and individual seepage basins made of plastic for municipalities and landfill operators. For landfill management, benefit from our modular system for degassing, collection, drainage and treatment, and for the recycling of seepage. Hopfgartner is your strong partner for landfill technology and landfill rehabilitation, and is a specialist company according to the VAwS (Ordinance on Installations for Handling Water-Polluting Substances) BQS 8.1, SKZ/TUV-LGA Quality guidelines for pipes, shafts and components in landfills.


Landfill Technology


Thermoplastics such as PE-HD (High Density).

We are happy to support you in selecting the right material for your requirements (specification).

Landfill Technology


  • High resistance to aggressive seepage
  • No corrosion (e.g. with seepage pump shafts)
  • Fully gas and watertight in the technical sense
  • High weather resistance (UV resistance)
  • Easy and flexible to create and process
  • Long lifetime, see creep strength under internal pressure (over 100 years)
  • 100% recyclable and sustainable (life cycle assessment)

Landfill Technology


  • Double-walled tanks/shaft versions according to the German Water Resources Act (WHG)
  • Wound pipe, degassing and collecting shafts made of PE-HD
  • Foil seals made of PE-HD for landfills and seepage basins
  • Special designs, special solutions

Landfill Technology


  • Support in specification creation and selection of material
  • Design & planning, development & engineering
  • Quotation creation, specification, project management
  • Workshop pre-fabrication of individual components
  • Full assembly or on-site assembly, commissioning, documentation, quality assurance
  • Maintenance/inspection
  • Professional landfill rehabilitation
  • Licensing, planning, construction and maintenance of systems for surface seepage infiltration

System Construction


  • VAwS (Ordinance on Installations for Handling Water-Polluting Substances) specialist company BQS 8.1, SKZ/TÜV-LGA Quality Guidelines for pipes, shafts and components in landfills
  • External monitoring by TÜV
  • Specialist company according to §19i WHG (Water Resources Act)
  • Use of BAM-approved sealing membranes
  • Qualified specialist staff, certified plastics welders
  • Manufacturing in accordance with Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EC
  • Production according to German and European standards and norms
  • Impressive references and many years of practical experience

System Construction


  • Foil seals (geosynthetics) for landfills and seepage basins
  • Collecting shafts, degassing shafts, pump shafts for seepage
  • Seepage pipes
  • Seepage treatment plants