Weekly Update, October 15, 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 October 11– October 15:

  • Completed aquifer testing and tidal monitoring at select well locations.

Future (two week look - ahead) activities:

  • Perform well gauging in conjunction with EPA gauging at wells along Gowanus Canal.