Superfund Site:

OBEE ROAD
HUTCHINSON, KS

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Tamara Freeman
(913) 551-7094

Remedial Project Manager
Amer Safadi
(913) 551-7825

Site Location

Street Address:
OBEE RD, HUTCHINSON, KS 67501

Background

In 1983, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) received complaints from a citizen regarding unpleasant odors and taste in water from a domestic well near the Obee Road Site. KDHE initiated a program of sampling and analysis of domestic and monitoring wells from 1983 to 1986 and determined that volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were present in the shallow sand and gravel aquifer that supplies water to public and private wells in the area. The possible sources of these contaminants appeared to be the closed City of Hutchinson landfill on Obee Road, an industrial area at the Hutchinson Municipal Airport, and an industrial ...
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