Superfund Site:

ARMY CREEK LANDFILL
NEW CASTLE, DE

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Darriel Swatts
(215) 814-5536

Remedial Project Manager
Debra Rossi
(215) 814-3228

Site Location

Street Address:
RTE 13 + RTE 40, NEW CASTLE, DE 19720

Background

The Army Creek Landfill, located in New Castle County, Delaware, is an abandoned sand and gravel quarry that was operated by New Castle County ("County") from 1960 through 1968 for the disposal of 1.9 million cubic yards of municipal and industrial waste.
The site is bordered to the south and east by Army Creek, which discharges into the Delaware River one mile to the east. Another National Priorities List ("NPL") site, the Delaware Sand & Gravel Landfill, is located immediately across Army Creek to the east of the site.

The Artesian Water Company (“Artesian”) maintains a public drinking water supply well field ...
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