Weekly Update, October 01, 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 September 27– October 1:

Completed well gauging in conjunction with EPA gauging at wells along Gowanus Canal.  Future (two week look - ahead) activities:

  • Complete aquifer testing at select well locations and groundwater sampling at all well locations.