Survey of areas of suspected contamination (former landfills)

Munich, Germany
Period of execution
2009 - 2014
Project description

Several areas of suspected contamination (landfills in former gravel and sand pits) were investigated in the greater Munich area. Exploration drillings were conducted.

To assess different exposure pathways and to conduct a risk assessment, soil samples and soil air samples were taken and analysed chemically.

Services provided by BfU
  • Planning, coordinating, and execution of high-volume exploration drillings
  • Implementation of Percussion drillings till 80mm
  • Sampling of soil and soil air
  • On-site chemical analysis of landfill gas
  • External quality management for lab services
  • Documentation and evaluation of performed actions according to German law