DAVIS LIQUID WASTE
Superfund Site Profile
The Davis Liquid Waste Superfund Site lies between Tarkiln and Log Roads in the northwest section of Smithfield, Rhode Island and consists of a 7-acre source area bounded to the east and west by forested wetlands and the north and south by wetlands. Surface water drains into Latham Brook and eventually enters Stillwater Reservoir, tributary to the Woonasquatucket River.
Throughout the 1970s, the owner disposed of a variety of liquid and solid wastes containing hazardous substances. Tank trucks directly discharged liquid wastes into unlined lagoons and seepage pits. Drums containing chemicals and laboratory containers were buried ...
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