REGENESIS have recently been involved in a remedial pilot study for a former gas works site in the South East, as part of its proposed high density development scheme. The site is situated within a high risk area for groundwater vulnerability with an aquitard protecting the underlying principal aquifer. A reduction in DNAPL and groundwater LNAPL concentrations are required to allow deep piling to take place.
Multiple PetroCleanze applications were used to desorb soil-bound TPH and PAH contamination including DNAPL. This was then removed using a pump and treat system, rapidly reducing the contaminant mass in the target area. This will then allow piling works to occur, reducing the risk that this will drive contamination down into the deep bedrock aquifer below.
ORC Advanced was then applied in order to degrade residual groundwater contamination in the area. The ORC Advanced will also mitigate against residual contamination entering the shallow aquifer through disturbance during piling.