MTBE groundwater remediation

Period of execution
since 2005
Project description

Downstream of a petrol station, high concentrations of MTBE were detected in the groundwater of 2 garden wells.

In agreement with the authorities, active remediation was installed at the garden wells. At the same time, downstream groundwater protection was installed at the petrol station.

During 2 months of active remediation, 1.3 kg of MTBE was removed from the groundwater.

Services provided by BfU
Evaluation of required actions; Contacting authorities; Planning, coordination, and installation of a stripping plant at the petrol station; Monitoring, documentation, and evaluation of the remediation progress; Reporting according to agency guidelines; Adaptation of the remedial technology to the remediation progress.