HIGHWAY 18 GROUND WATER
Superfund Site Profile
The Highway 18 Ground Water site is a contaminated ground water plume located in Kermit, Texas.
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.
Ground water is contaminated with PCE and TCE. These contaminants were found at concentrations greater than the Safe Drinking ...
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