Pilot tests for remediating a tar oil contamination

Location
Schwandorf, Germany
Period of execution
2010
Project description
For remediation measures of a former sleeper factory, pumping tests were conducted at 12 groundwater monitoring wells. The extracted groundwater was treated via a mobile three-stage treatment plant, consisting of a separation system, a biofilter, and an activated carbon filter.
Services provided by BfU
Supplying and operating the treatment plant; Taking hydraulical and hydrochemical data