EPA Superfund Program: VANCOUVER WATER STATION #1 CONTAMINATION, VANCOUVER, WA

Superfund Site Profile

Vancouver Water Station #1 (WS1) is located at East Reserve and Northeast Plain Boulevard in Vancouver, Washington. WS1 has been owned by the City of Vancouver for over 60 years and is one of the well fields that supplies drinking water to the region. WS1 is the largest of Vancouver's operating well fields and is located in a municipal park called Waterworks Park. In 1988, the city discovered low levels of tetrachloroethylene (PCE) and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in some of the wells at Station #1. Following cleanup, operation and maintenance activities and monitoring are ongoing.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (09/25/1998)
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
Yes