Superfund Site:

SALFORD QUARRY
LOWER SALFORD TOWNSHIP, PA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Alexander Mandell
(215) 814-5517

Remedial Project Manager
Sharon Fang
(215) 814-3018

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Site Location

Street Address:
610 QUARRY ROAD, LOWER SALFORD TOWNSHIP, PA 19438

Background

The 3-acre Salford Quarry site is located in Lower Salford Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. In the 1950s, a waste disposal business used the quarry as a dump for industrial, commercial and residential waste. Waste also included fly ash cinders from a coal-fired power plant. From about 1963 to 1980, a tile manufacturer used the quarry for the disposal of glaze wash-up sludge, settling pond sediment, and fired and unfired scrap tiles. In 1981, the site owner discovered two 10,000-gallon tanks containing boron and fuel oil buried on site. Past operations contaminated soil, sediment, surface water and groundwater with hazardous ...
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