Our Solutions to Landfill Leachate Treatment Treatment of leachate from solid waste landfill

We are proud to say that we are specialists in reverse osmosis membrane filtration technologies for landfill leachate treatment.

With over 40 years of experience serving customers with difficult to treat or valuable water, Rochem brings unparalleled expertise to the treatment of landfill leachate, the most potent cocktail of contaminants in the world. Over 6,000 of our modules have been supplied to over 300 landfill leachate site in 16 countries across five continents.

Our highly trained application engineers understand all aspects of landfill leachate treatment and create tailor made plants. We make sure that we meet the designated regulatory requirements of that region, state or country.

A Complete system for landfill leachate treatment

Our Rochem System designed for high pressure reverse osmosis treatment of challenging leachates

The Rochem System’s Benefits:

  • More than 40 years of experience in landfill leachate treatment
  • More than 300 plants references
  • Reduced liquid volumes up to 90% and more with HP RO.
  • 30-250 m3/d installed in 20 – 40 ft ISO Container
  • Energy Efficient Plants
  • Advanced technology

What we offer

As the experienced provider of leachate treatment solutions Rochem offers a range of flexible services:

Pilot Plants

With a large pool of high pressure reverse osmosis expertise in the world, Rochem landfill specialists will support the development of pilot plants as proofs of concept, either as a standalone solution or as part of a treatment train.

Industry 4.0 Smart Plants

Rochem Systems are state-of-the-art and we are suppling our units with automation and remote data read out. Our customers can control, run and analyze their plants.

Pre & Post Treatment Plug’n’Play Solutions

Rochem systems can be designed as a proven standalone treatment solution or in combination with customers’ preferred MBR or ZLD treatment process.


To meet fluctuating influent requirements, Rochem can provide small footprint, containerized short-term and contact systems contracting.

Our Spacer Tube & Disc Tube Modules for Landfill Leachate Treatment

All our modules provide flexibility in plant size for planning and design. The standardized and modular designs enable investment based on current requirements with ability to add more modules at a later stage if required.

Our Rochem Disc Tube (DT) modules use reverse osmosis for molecular separation, desalination and purification of water. It operates effectively and economically even at the high Silt Density Index Levels often found in leachate.

Our Rochem Spacer Tube (ST) modules can obtain a 99.8% rejection rate. It has been designed with a very simple pre-treatment sand filter process that is low maintenance less investment costs and has higher operating safety.

Sample Projects

130 m3/day Leachate Treatment RO system installed in Algeria