Tazewell County Health Dept.

Environmental Green Matters Groundwater Remediation

Groundwater Remediation

The key is to prevent it from the source!
 

Cause:

  • Chloride (road salts and deicing operations)
  • Wastewater runoffs
    • Portable water shortage due to contaminated groundwater
    • Infrastructure corrosion- repair and maintenance costs
    • Ecological Damage
      • Damaging plants
      • Decrease biodiversity in species
      • Disrupt ecosystem
         

Controls:

  • Prevent and/or reduce discharge
  • Training and education
  • Develop an action plan
    • Storage and handling permit/certification
    • Application


Click here to view a pdf version of a chlorides powerpoint presentation