Superfund Site:

ROCKAWAY BOROUGH WELL FIELD
ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Patricia Seppi
(646) 369-0068

Remedial Project Manager
Brian Quinn
(212) 637-4381

Site Location

Street Address:
JACKSON,UNION & GARDEN STS
ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ 07866

Background

The Rockaway Borough Wellfield site is located in Rockaway Borough, New Jersey. The site covers a two-square-mile area and includes three municipal water supply wells, which are located in a glacial aquifer designated by EPA as the sole source aquifer for Rockaway Borough and surrounding communities. Groundwater is contaminated primarily with tetrachloroethene (PCE) and trichloroethene (TCE). The suspected sources of the contamination included industrial operations in Rockaway Borough, including the Klockner and Klockner (K&K) facility, and a dry cleaning operation (Lusardi's Cleaners, Inc.). Following initial actions to protect human health and the environment, the site’s long-term cleanup is ongoing. Remedial ...
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