Superfund Site: NORTH PENN - AREA 5
MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP, PA

Superfund Site Profile

SITE BACKGROUND

 

The North Penn Area 5 Site, added to the National Priority List in March 1989, is one of twelve sites contributing to area wide groundwater contamination within the North Penn Water Authority ("NPWA") service district in Montgomery and Bucks Counties. North Penn 5 is located in the vicinity of Colmar and Hatfield Township, Pennsylvania in the eastern part of Montgomery County, with a portion of the Site extending into Bucks County. The Site is three areas of volatile organic compound (VOC) contaminated groundwater, called Operable Units (OUs), located within approximately five square-miles generally bounded by Richardson Road to the southeast, Bethlehem Pike (Route 309) to the west, Trewigtown Road to the northwest, and Schoolhouse Road to the east.