Groundwater remediation

Location
Catitas, Menoza, Argentinia
Period of execution
since 2010
Project description
Remediation of a diesel contaminated site due to a damaged Pipeline; A diesel-phase of about 1 meter was floating on the groundwater.
Leistungen der BfU

Differentiation of the oil-plume, determination of geohydraulical parameters, groundwater modelling, compilation of treatment scenarios, installation of treatment sites with “pump and treat” technique.

270.000 l of diesel were recovered in total.


Picture of treatment site

Model of the free phase