Craig Lake

Associate Professor


Recent Submissions

  • Manufactured aggregate from cement kiln dust 

    Published version: Lake, C.B., Choi, H., Hills, C.D., Gunning, P. and Manaqibwala, I. 2016. Manufactured Aggregate from Cement Kiln Dust, Environmental Geotechnics. Published Online: December 12, 2016 doi:10.1680/jenge.15.00074
    This paper presents the results of a laboratory study that evaluated the geotechnical and geoenvironmental properties of a manufactured aggregate derived from cement kiln dust (CKD). The aggregate manufacturing process ...
  • An Analytical Approach to Assess Quality Control Sample Sizes of Cement-Based Solidification/Stabilization 

    Publisher's version: Liza, R., Fenton, G.A, Lake, C.B., Griffiths, D.V. 2015. An analytical approach to assess quality control sample sizes of cement-based solidification/stabilization, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52:1620-1628. doi:10.1139/cgj-2016-0218.
    This paper presents an analytical approach to selecting the sample size required to achieve acceptable quality control in a cement-based solidification/stabilization construction cell program intended for the treatment/containment ...
  • Geotextile biofiltration of primary treated municipal wastewater under simulated artic summer conditions. 

    Published version: Bridson-Pateman, E., Jamieson, R., and Lake, C.B. 2016. Geotextile biofiltration of primary treated municipal wastewater under simulated artic summer conditions. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Vol 44(6):824-831. doi:10.1016/j.geotexmem.2016.06.012
    Wastewater stabilization ponds (WSPs) are common for wastewater treatment in remote Canadian Arctic communities. In this paper, two geotextiles of different mass/unit areas are examined as a potential biofiltration upgrade ...
  • THE EFFECT OF FREEZE/THAW CYCLES ON THE PERFORMANCE AND MICROSTRUCTURE OF CEMENT-TREATED SOILS 

    Published version: Jamshidi, R., Lake, C.B., Gunning, P., and Hills, C.D. 2016. Freeze/thaw effect on performance and microstructure of cement-treated soils. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 28(12) DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001677.
    In this paper, the performance and structural changes in cement-treated soils under influence of freeze/thaw (f/t) exposure are investigated. Specimens from plastic and compacted soil-cement mix designs were exposed to ...
  • ASSESSMENT OF TWO THERMALLY TREATED DRILL MUD WASTES FOR LANDFILL CONTAINMENT APPLICATIONS 

    Carignan, M.P., Lake, C.B., and Menzies, T. 2007. Assessment of two thermally treated drill mud wastes for landfill containment applications, Waste Management and Research, Vol. 25(5): 394-401.
    Offshore oil and gas drilling operations generate significant amounts of drill mud waste, some of which is transported onshore for subsequent thermal treatment (i.e. via thermal remediation). This treatment process results ...
  • Statistical Sample Size for Quality Control Programs of Cement-Based Solidification/Stabilization 

    Fenton, G.A, Liza, R., Lake, C.B., Menzies, T., Griffiths, D.V. 2015. Statistical sample size for quality control programs of cement-based solidification/stabilization, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52(10): 1620–1628, http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/pdf/10.1139/cgj-2013-0478.
    Sampling requirements for the quality control (QC) of cement-based solidification/stabilization (S/S) construction cells do not currently specify the sample size considering the accuracy of the estimated effective hydraulic ...
  • Evaluating Impact Resonance Testing as a Tool for Predicting Hydraulic Conductivity and Strength Changes in Cement-Stabilized Soils 

    5. Jamshidi, R., Lake, C.B., and Barnes, C. 2015. Evaluating impact resonance testing as a tool for predicting hydraulic conductivity and strength changes in cement-stabilized soils, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 27(12): 04015051-1- 04015051-9, 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001318
    In this paper the impact resonance (IR) test method is used as a nondestructive tool to examine the curing progression, freeze/thaw (f/t) resistance, and healing potential of cement-stabilized soils. Resonant frequency ...
  • Diffusion and Sorption of VOCs Through Soil-Cement Materials 

    Goreham, V. and Lake, C.B. 2016. Diffusion and sorption of volatile organic compounds through soil-cement materials, Environmental Geotechnics, DOI: 10.1680/jenge.15.00010
    This paper presents a laboratory study that assesses the diffusive and sorptive parameters of three volatile organic compounds benzene, ethylbenzene, and trichloroethylene) though cured, monolithic, soil-cement materials. ...
  • Hydraulic and strength performance of three cement-stabilized soils subjected to cycles of freezing and thawing 

    Jamshidi, R. and Lake, C.B. 2015. Hydraulic and strength performance of three cement-stabilized soils subjected to cycles of freezing and thawing, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52(3): 283-294, 10.1139/cgj-2014-0100.
    A total of 108 specimens were prepared to examine the hydraulic performance and strength performance of nine different cement-stabilized soils under unexposed and freeze–thaw exposed conditions. Specimens from each mix ...
  • Characterizing Porosity and Diffusive Properties of Monolithic Cement-Based Solidified/Stabilized Materials 

    Goreham, V., C. B. Lake, and P. K. Yuet. 2012. "Characterizing Porosity and Diffusive Properties of Monolithic Cement-Based Solidified/Stabilized Materials." Geotechnical Testing Journal 35(4): 529-538. 10.1520/GTJ103394
    This paper presents the application of a single reservoir diffusion test to determine both the effective porosity of a soil-cement matrix and the diffusivity of tritium through saturated, monolithic, cement solidified/stabilized ...
  • Probability of Excessive Hydraulic Flow through Soil Liners 

    Fenton, Gordon A., Rukhsana Liza, Craig B. Lake, and D. V. Griffiths. 2013. "Probability of Excessive Hydraulic Flow through Soil Liners." Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 139(6): 937-946.
    Liner systems are increasingly being used to protect the environment from contaminated waste. At the same time, society is increasingly insisting on estimates of the probability that these liner systems will fail to achieve ...
  • Assessment of two thermally treated drill mud wastes for landfill containment applications 

    Carignan, Marie-Pierre, Craig B. Lake, and Todd Menzies. 2007. "Assessment of two thermally treated drill mud wastes for landfill containment applications." Waste Management & Research 25(5): 394-401.
    Offshore oil and gas drilling operations generate significant amounts of drill mud waste, some of which is transported onshore for subsequent thermal treatment (i.e. via thermal remediation). This treatment process results ...
  • Sorption and diffusion of volatile organic compounds through two thermally treated drill mud wastes 

    Carignan, Marie-Pierre, and Craig B. Lake. 2007. "Sorption and diffusion of volatile organic compounds through two thermally treated drill mud wastes." Canadian Geotechnical Journal 44(5): 592-602.
    Onshore thermal treatment of offshore drilling mud waste generates a mineral by-product, referred to in this paper as thermally treated drill mud waste (TTDMW). Environmental regulations can result in the generation of ...
  • Effects of Hydraulic Loading Rate and Filter Length on the Performance of Lateral Flow Sand Filters for On-Site Wastewater Treatment 

    Wilson, Janice, Leah Boutilier, Rob Jamieson, Peter Havard, et al. 2011. "Effects of Hydraulic Loading Rate and Filter Length on the Performance of Lateral Flow Sand Filters for On-Site Wastewater Treatment." Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 16(8): 639-649.
    On-site treatment of residential wastewater is important for rural and remote regions where centralized wastewater treatment may not be feasible. Sand filtration is a proven method for secondary treatment of septic tank ...
  • Transport of Lithium Tracer and E.coliin Agricultural Waste water Treatment Wetlands 

    Boutilier, Leah, Rob Jamieson, Robert Gordon, and Craig Lake. 2008. "Transport of Lithium Tracer and E.coliin Agricultural Waste water Treatment Wetlands." Water Quality Research Journal of Canada 43(2-3): 137-144.
    Agricultural waste must be managed effectively to protect surface and groundwater resources, as well as human health. Constructed wetlands can provide a low-cost environmentally acceptable method for the treatment of ...
  • Modeling E.coli fate and transport in treatment wetlands using the water quality analysis and simulation program 

    Boutilier, Leah, Rob Jamieson, Robert Gordon, and Craig Lake. 2011. "Modeling E.coli fate and transport in treatment wetlands using the water quality analysis and simulation program." Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A-Toxic/hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering 46(7): 680-691.
    Treatment wetlands can be a viable wastewater treatment option, especially in rural and remote regions where centralized wastewater treatment is not feasible. Bacteria fate and transport modeling within wetlands requires ...
  • Evaluation of an HDPE geomembrane after 14 years as a leachate lagoon liner 

    Rowe, R. K., Henri P. Sangam, and Craig B. Lake. 2003. "Evaluation of an HDPE geomembrane after 14 years as a leachate lagoon liner." Canadian Geotechnical Journal 40(3): 536-550.
    A geomembrane - compacted clay composite liner system used to contain municipal solid waste (MSW) landfill leachate for 14 years is evaluated. Field observations of the geomembrane revealed many defects, including holes, ...
  • Strategic pathways for the sustainable management of water treatment plant residuals 

    Walsh, M. E., C. B. Lake, and G. A. Gagnon. 2008. "Strategic pathways for the sustainable management of water treatment plant residuals." Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science 7(1): 45-52.
    In North America, the rapid movement away from the direct discharge of water treatment plant (WTP) residual streams to receiving environments has resulted in considerable benefits to the drinking water industry in terms ...
  • A comparative assessment of volatile organic compound (VOC) sorption to various types of potential GCL bentonites 

    Lake, Craig B., and R. K. Rowe. 2005. "A comparative assessment of volatile organic compound (VOC) sorption to various types of potential GCL bentonites." Geotextiles and Geomembranes 23(4): 323-347.
  • Aluminium migration through a geosynthetic clay liner 

    Lake, Craig B., G. Cardenas, V. Goreham, and Graham A. Gagnon. 2007. "Aluminium migration through a geosynthetic clay liner." Geosynthetics International 14(4): 201-210.
    Water treatment plants produce significant amounts of aluminium-rich residual solids (i.e. sludge) as a result of various processes to treat raw source water. Monofilling of these alum-based residual solids or other alum-rich ...

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