Superfund Site:

DOVER MUNICIPAL WELL 4
DOVER, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Natalie Loney
(212) 637-3639

Remedial Project Manager
DIEGO GARCIA
(212) 637-4947

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Site Location

Street Address:
272 ROUTE46, DOVER, NJ 07801

Background

The Dover Municipal Well 4 site is located in Dover, New Jersey. Drilled in 1962, Dover Municipal Well No. 4 (DMW-4) began pumping in June 1965, and was one of the town's primary water supply wells. Sampling in March 1980 found chlorinated volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the groundwater collected from DMW-4. Based on this information, the Town of Dover voluntarily removed DMW-4 from service and replaced it with standby well #3. EPA determined that water at the site does not pose an immediate risk to humans, as long as it is not used for drinking water purposes without appropriate ...
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