Weekly Update, May 28, 2010

Remedial Investigation field work commenced in late-March at the former Metropolitan Works MGP as part of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)-approved Remedial Investigation Work Plan (RIWP).  The work includes the installation of soil borings, monitoring wells, test pit excavations, and indoor air and sub-slab soil vapor points to gather information required to determine the nature and extent of impacts at the former Metropolitan Works MGP. 

Activities Week of May 24– May 28:

  • Completed asphalt surface restoration of test pits at two locations.

Future (two week look - ahead) activities:

  • Continue with remedial investigation field activities, including soil boring pre-clearing, soil boring advancement, and groundwater monitoring well installation at one remaining location adjacent to the canal. 
  • Well development at all newly installed wells to facilitate groundwater sampling.