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"Detection and Location of Leaks in Geomembrane Liners Using an Electrical Method: Case Histories," Laine, D.L., Miklas, M.P., Proceedings of the 10th National Conference, Superfund '89, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Nov. 27-29, 1989.


"Understanding Electrical Leak Location Surveys of Geomembrane Liners and Avoiding Specification Pitfalls," Darilek, G.T., Laine, D.L., Proceedings of the 10th National Conference, Superfund '89, Washingon, D.C., U.S.A., Nov. 27-29, 1989. Automatic


"Analysis of Pinhole Seam Leaks Located in Geomembrane Liners Using the Electrical Leak Location Method: Case Histories," Laine, D.L., Geosynthetic '91 Conference Proceedings, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., Feb. 26-28, 1991.


"Locating Leaks in Geomembrane Liners of Landfills Covered With a Protective Soil," Laine, D.L., Darilek, G.T., Geosynthetics '93 Conference Proceedings, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, March 30 - April 1, 1993.


"Leak Location Survey of a Soil Covered Geomembrane at a Landfill Site in the UK," Laine, D.L., Mosley, N.G., Green '93 Conference Proceedings, Bolton, United Kingdom, June 28 - July 1, 1993.


"Lessons Learned from Geomembrane Liner Failures Located with the High-Voltage Electrical Leak Location Method," Laine, D.L., Darilek, G.T., Geosynthetics: Lessons Learned from Failures, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., Feb. 20, 1995.


"Minimizing Geomembrane Liner Damage While Emplacing Protective Soil," Darilek, G.T., Menzel, R., Johnson, A., Geosynthetics '95 Conference Proceedings, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., Feb. 21 - 23, 1995.


"Geomembrane Liner Testing Using the GLLS: A High-Voltage Electrical Leak Location System," Colluci, P., Crozier, F., Laine, D.L., Geosynthetics: Applications, Design and Construction, Maastricht, Netherlands, September 30 - October 2, 1996.


"Sealing Leaks in Geomembrane Liners Using Electrophoresis," Darilek, G.T., Corapcioglu, M.Y., and Yeung, A.T., Journal of Environmental Engineering, June 1996.


"Locating Geomembrane Liner Leaks Under Waste in a Landfill," Laine, D.L., Binley, A.M., Darilek, G.T., Geosynthetics '97 Conference Proceedings, Long Beach California, U.S.A., March 11 - 13, 1997.


"How to Locate Liner Leaks Under Waste," Laine, D.L., Binley, A.M., Darilek, G.T., Geotechnical Fabrics Report, August 1997.


"Electrophoresis: Innovative Technique to Repair Leaking Impoundments," In Situ Remediation of the Geoenvironment, Darilek, G.T., Corapcioglu, M.Y., Yeung, A.T., Geotechnical Special Publication No. 71, ASCE, Reston, Virginia, U.S.A., October 1997.


"Comparison of Dye Testing and Electrical Leak Location Testing of a Solid Waste Liner System," Darilek, G.T., Miller, L.V., Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Geosynthetics, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., March 25 - 29, 1998.


Leak Testing Techniques for Special Applications, Chapter 15, Nondestructive Testing Handbook, Third Edition, Sherlock, C.N., Beech, J.F., Darilek, G.T., Glover, J.P., Laine, D.L., ASNT, Ed., Moore, P.O., 1998.


"Performance - Based Specification of Electrical Leak Location Surveys for Geomembrane Liners," Darilek, G.T., Laine, D.L., Geosynthetics '99 Conference Proceedings, Boston Massachusetts, U.S.A., April 28 - 30, 1999.


"Costs and Benefits of Geomembrane Liner Installation CQA," Darilek, G.T., Laine, D.L., Geosynthetics 2001 Conference Proceedings, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. February 12-14, 2001


" Cutting Holes for Testing vs. Testing for Holes ," Thiel, R., Darilek, G., and Laine, D., Geotechnical Fabrics Report, V21, N5, June/July 2003, pp. 20-23


" Enhanced Geomembrane CQA Through Proper Application of Geomembrane Leak Location Surveys ." Smith, B., Darilek, G., and Laine, D., Geosynthetics 2007 Conference Proceedings, Washington. DC, U.S.A. Janurary 16-19, 2007.


"Experience with Geosynthetic Clay Liners as a Conductive Layer in Geomembrane Leak Location Surveys." Darilek, G., and Laine, D., Geosynthetics, June-July 2007.


"Specifying allowable leakage rates - How to avoid specifying a disaster." Darilek, G.T., and Laine, D.L., Geosynthetics, August-September 2011.