Superfund Site:

FISCHER & PORTER CO.
WARMINSTER, PA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Amanda Miles
(215) 814-5557

Remedial Project Manager
Jim Feeney
(215) 814-3190

Site Location

Street Address:
JACKSONVILLE & ST RD, WARMINSTER, PA 18974

Background

The six-acre Fischer and Porter Company Superfund Site is an active commercial property in Warminster, Pennsylvania that was formerly owned by the Fischer & Porter Company (F&P) producer of flow meters and process control equipment.  In 1979, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), specifically trichloroethylene (TCE) and perchloroethylene (PCE), were detected in local ground water.  This contamination was found in some public water supply wells of the Hatboro Borough and Warminster Heights Water Authorities.  Treatment systems to remove the contaminants were installed on the wells allowing them to continue in service, but the Warminster Heights wells were eventually taken out of operation ...
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