Superfund Site:

ORANGE VALLEY REGIONAL GROUND WATER CONTAMINATION
WEST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Patricia Seppi
(646) 369-0068

Remedial Project Manager
Pamela Clenance
(212) 637-4416

Site Location

Street Address:
GIST PLACE (NEAR NORTH DAY STREET)
WEST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ 07051

Background

The Orange Valley Regional Groundwater Contamination site is located in Orange and West Orange, New Jersey.  The site consists of a contaminated groundwater plume with no identified source.

Public water supply wells were found to contain tetrachloroethylene (PCE), trichloroethylene (TCE) and cis-1,2-dichloroethylene (cis-1,2-DCE), with PCE and TCE exceeding EPA’s maximum contaminant levels (MCLs). Site investigations are ongoing.  A treatment system is already in place for the Orange Water Department to remove site-related contaminants and provide the community with safe drinking water.

The site consists of a regional groundwater contamination plume with no specific source identified. The site is located in the municipalities ...
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