From Contaminated to Clean: Remediating a River Tributary

Location

Midwest

Industry

Manufacturing

Challenge

Remediate a flash flood tributary basin contaminated with PCBs

Our client was faced with a sensitive remediation challenge – a tributary basin, adjacent to the client’s operating facility, had been contaminated with PCBs. Soil and sediment were impacted.  

ENTACT worked in partnership with our client to develop a phased solution that removed the contamination and restored the river and its surroundings for the community.

ENTACT Solution

ENTACT recommended a multi-year, phased removal of the PCB-impacted sediments. We used internal resources, specialty equipment and experienced personnel to complete the job with precision. 

In addition to meeting our client’s objectives, we managed and protected the site in anticipation of flood events. Planning for this unpredictability and having custom equipment built for working in saturated soils were critical to the success of this project. 

The Results

trench with rocks and flowing water