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

The Highway 18 Ground Water site is a contaminated ground water plume located in Kermit, Winkler County,Texas; at Latitude: 31.8556790, Longitude: -103.0973350; in the Texas 23rd Congressional District. The city of Kermit supplies water to 5,714 individuals on 2,465 connections.


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 TCEQ confirmed contamination through a Superfund Site Discovery and ...
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