Superfund Site:

HIGHWAY 18 GROUND WATER
KERMIT, TX

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Bill Little
(214) 665-8131

Remedial Project Manager
Vincent Malott
(214) 665-8313

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Site Location

Street Address:
INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 18 AND JEFFEE DRIVE, KERMIT, TX 79745

Background

Site Location:
The Highway 18 Ground Water site is a contaminated ground water plume located in Kermit, Texas.

Site History:
The site consists of a ground water plume of chlorinated solvents from an unknown source (or sources) that released volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the Santa Rosa Aquifer. The Kermit Public Water Supply (PWS) first detected trichloroethene (TCE) in its system in 1994; tetrachloroethene (PCE) was first detected in 2000. The plume is approximately 1.0 miles long and 1.5 miles wide.

Site Contamination/Contaminants:
Ground water is contaminated with PCE and TCE. These contaminants were found at concentrations greater than the Safe Drinking ...
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