Superfund Site:

NORTH PENN - AREA 7
NORTH WALES, PA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Amanda Miles
(215) 814-9999

Remedial Project Manager
Mark Conaron
(215) 814-3307

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Site Location

Street Address:
WISSAHICKON AVE, NORTH WALES, PA 19454

Background

The North Penn – Area 7 site is located in North Wales in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and encompasses five industrial facility properties:

  • Spra-Fin, Inc., a former metal manufacturing and finishing business;
  • The former Ford Electronics and Refrigeration Corp., which made electrical autoparts.
  • Teleflex, Inc., a former mechanical, electrical and pneumatic control manufacturer for aircraft.
  • The former Leeds and Northrup, Inc., which made electronic instruments.
  • The former Zenith Electronic, Corp., which made television picture tubes.

Historical operations at these facilities contaminated groundwater primarily with volatile organic compounds, which were used in solvents or degreasers. EPA added the site to the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in ...
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