21 Water Quality Parameters 5

21 Water Quality Parameters 5 - residential area. They were...

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Point Source Pollution Factories/Industry Wastewater Treatment Landfills Underground Storage Tanks Mines
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Industry and Wastewater treatment Often located near waterways (pollute and dilute) 80% of point source river pollution Contaminant Plumes
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Landfills Prior to the 1970s Dissolved pollutants = leachate Paint, solvents, oil, cleaning agents
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Underground Storage Tanks Gasoline, solvents Steel – corrosion - Leaking
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Butler Plaza Butler Plaza was formerly the location of the Stengal Airfield, founded in 1942.
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In 1985, the DEP conducted a groundwater contamination source identification study for volatile organic contamination (VOC) found in two private wells in a
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Unformatted text preview: residential area. They were contaminated with trichloroethylene (TCE) and perchloroethylene (PCE). The supply wells were shut down and all areas were hooked to city water. Evaluation of groundwater monitoring data indicated that the Floridan aquifer had been impacted by VOC contamination in two areas. According to the groundwater investigation reports, the primary source of the chlorinated solvent-related groundwater contamination is in the vicinity of one of the old airfield hangers formerly located at a spot covered by the Butler Plaza. Gainesville...
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