DRAINTUBE LFG - Temporary covers


The construction of temporary covers allows the operator to limit the infiltration of rainwater into the waste mass (and thus the production of leachate) and also to collect the Landfill Gas (LFG) and limit odor problems while waiting for the construction of the final cover.

Installed directly under the geomembrane,  DRAINTUBE® LFG ensures the collection of LFG and protects the geomembrane against puncture.

Connection to the main header pipe using the Quick Connect system

The Quick Connect system connects the mini-pipes of the DRAINTUBE® LFG directly to the main header pipe. This ensures that the overall system is depressurized, reduces pressure losses, and increases the vacuum zone of influence. The Quick Connect system + T-Connect limits air intrusion into the landfill gas network.



  • Optimization of LFG collection
  • Gas collection under the temporary cover
  • Large zone of influence and high collection rate
  • Mechanical protection of the geomembrane against puncture
  • Better performance of the temporary cover by limiting LFG pressures on the geomembrane
  • Easy installation with a single product to unroll
  • Cost-effective and environmentally friendly solution as it replaces granular layers


Drainage Drainage
Filtration Filtration
Mechanical protection Mechanical protection


  • Multi-linear drainage geocomposite (ASTM D4439)
  • Perforated mini-pipes made of polypropylene
  • 3 diameters of perforated mini-pipes: 16 mm, 20 mm and 25 mm
  • 4 spacing options between the mini-pipes: 2 m, 1 m, 1/2 m and 1/4 m (80’’, 40’’, 20’’, 10’’)
  • Standard roll size: 3.98 m x 75 m (13.1’ x 246’)


Projects completed with DRAINTUBE LFG

LFG Collection

LFG Collection


Sunshine Canyon Landfill - Sylmar, California
18 800 m2
To reduce odors and collect biogas under the geomembrane of the Sunshine Canyon Landfill Site, the DRAINTUBE® solution was chosen because of its large collection capacity.