Buffer Zone

Reason for Buffer Distance


500 m

To help prevent the creation of breeding grounds for insects like mosquitoes which transmits the malaria parasite


300 m

To prevent expensive cost of constructing connecting roads to the landfill site


300 m

To prevent the habitants from being involved in any accident which can be caused by the train as they go out to dump their waste

Built-up areas

300 m

To help minimise the health hazards caused by landfills on inhabitants

Surface water

300 m

To prevent leachate seeping in the surface water