Superfund Site:

STANLEY KESSLER
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Gina Soscia
(215) 814-5538

Remedial Project Manager
Gregory Voigt
(215) 814-5737

Site Location

Street Address:
103 QUEENS DR, KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406

Background

The Stanley Kessler Company, Inc. site is located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The company formerly engaged in degreasing and repackaging of welding wire. Past operational practices resulted in spillage of solvent degreasers into floor drains that fed into an underground septic tank and into a cesspool with no structural bottom. In 1979, organic compounds found in solvents and degreasers, such as 1,2,3-trichloropropane, trichloroethylene (TCE) and tetrachloroethane were detected in the Upper Merion Reservoir about ½ mile north from the site. The reservoir is a major source of drinking water for the Philadelphia Suburban Water Company, which serves an estimated 800,000 ...
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