The engineering services offered by “Baugrund Institut Knierim” Ltd. in the field of investment projects and research include:

  • Research and design of controlled landfills for the disposal of non-hazardous waste;
  • Research and design of systems for pre-treatment of hazardous waste;
  • Feasibility research and design of regional integrated systems of facilities for pre-treatment (separation, composting, recycling) of waste and facilities for final disposal;
  • Projects for the closure and recultivation of old and uncontrolled landfills (dumps);
  • Design of plants and equipment for waste water treatment (technological and domestic);
  • Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA), information about the necessity of EIA, notifications for investment plans, environmental assessments, etc.;
  • Preparation of documentation for the issuance of permits according Directive 2008/1/EC (1 ) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 January 2008 concerning integrated pollution prevention and control.



Research activities include all necessary research by Regulation № 7/2004 on the requirements for sitting of facilities for waste treatment – geological, hydrogeological research, detailed geodetic measurements, hydrological research, development of detailed design for the sites and routes of technical infrastructure.

The project processes are provided with own licensed software for automation of activities in the design, and for three-dimensional modeling of sites and linear objects (embankments), calculation of volumes, drawing of profiles – AutoCad, Pythagoras Digital Terrain Modul, Road Modul, calculations of field and laboratory tests, sizing channels and so on, as well as specialized software to calculate the generation of deponite gas and designing of gas systems, with the possibility of actively outgassing and disposal, respectively gas utilization during the exploitation of large regional landfills, special software to evaluate the amount of the generated lecheate and surface drainage of the landfills.

The team of the company performs calculations of stability and subsidence of the landfill body, stability of the liners in different conditions and with different combinations of loads, as well as assessment of the long-term behavior of landfills in terms of the water balance of landfills (HELP – Hydrologic Evaluation of Landfill Performance).

The presence of embedded and operating system certified for quality management in “Baugrund Institut Knierim” Ltd., which is in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001 in the “Research and design for environmental projects”, allows efficient process management, efficient use of resources of the company, guarantees compliance with the deadlines and maintains client satisfaction.

Some of our contractors are:

  • Razgrad Municipality
  • Lovech Municipality
  • Pazardzhik Municipality
  • Dupnitsa Municipality
  • AES Maritza East I Ltd.
  • Lukoil Neftochim Burgas AD
  • Gabrovo Municipality
  • Tryavna Municipality
  • “TPP (Thermo-electric Power Plant) Varna” EAD
  • “Sviloza” AD
  • Letnitsa Municipality
  • Slivo pole Municipality
  • BT Engineering Ltd.
  • Irrigation Systems AD
  • “Bentonit” EAD, Kardzhali
  • Svoge Municipality
  • Dobrich Municipality
  • Sofia Municipality
  • Karlovo Municipality
  • “Fireproof clays” AD, Pleven
  • The non-profit organization “For clean Rodopi”
  • Veliko Tarnovo Municipality
  • Kyustendil Municipality
  • Silistra Municipality;
  • Dimitrovgrad Municipality;
  • and other private entities.